The IBR Isaiah group is part of a multi-year project in the general theme of Isaiah, Intertextuality, and the Old Testament. This year, the group is exploring intertextual links between Isaiah and the Torah with a focus on Isaiah and Numbers/Deuteronomy. Papers will be available here after October 25. For more information, contact Wilson de Angelo Cunha ( or Andrew Abernethy (

  • Andrew Abernethy, Wheaton College (Illinois), Introduction
  • Wilson de Angelo Cunha, LeTourneau University, Introduction (5 min)
  • Christopher Seitz, Wycliffe College in the University of Toronto
    Where Does Intertextuality Fit? (20 min)
  • Richard Schultz, Wheaton College (Illinois)
    Building on the Beginnings: Isaiah’s Diverse Use of Genesis (20 min)
  • Seulgi Byun, Grove City College
    Exodus and Covenant in Second Isaiah: Reconsidering the Role of the Mosaic Covenant (20 min)
  • Mark Brett, Whitley College
    Reading the Holiness Material alongside Isaiah in the Persian Period (20 min)
  • Ntozakhe Cezula, Stellenbosch University
    אלהי נכר (Foreign Gods) as an Organising Theological Concept for Ancient Israel: Tapping Deuteronomy & Isaiah for Theological Insights for Community Reconstruction(20 min)
  • Discussion (15 min)