Book of Isaiah Episode #2
February 8, 2016 11:34 pm
In this fascinating broadcast, Rabbi Tovia Singer examines the first and most famed Messianic prophecy in the Book of Isaiah. Why doesn’t this epic prophecy appear on any Jews for Jesus tract and is ripped out of context on the UN’s Isaiah Wall?
Category: Book of Isaiah, Online TV
Rabbi, In episode #2 you mention the error of interpreting verses of Isaiah without the context of the rest of the chapter. Yet when we look at the precedent set by Chazal, we see that they often bring out of context scriptural verses as support for halakhot. So, interpreting verses in isolation appears to be simply following traditional Rabbinic method. How do we reconcile the two opposing methods?