Isaiah’s Literary Style displayed through modern day writing of pen and notebookvideo

Isaiah’s Literary Style

The language of Isaiah was Hebrew, which belongs to the same family of Semitic languages that includes Arabic. Each has its unique alphabet and is read from right to left. When Isaiah wrote Hebrew,...
Ann Madsen

Get to Know Isaiah Scholar, Ann N. Madsen

Finding Isaiah Ann N. Madsen has always loved to learn. After living in Cambridge, Massachusetts, while her husband Truman pursued his doctorate at Harvard, they returned to Utah for a teaching position at Brigham Young...
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Ann Madsen – Metaphors vs. Idioms in the Book of Isaiah

Kelsey Wilding:  What's the difference between idioms and metaphors? Ann Madsen:  A metaphor is something that stands for something else, that it...I explained it in one of the first lectures in class that you say,...
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Ann Madsen – Learn the History

Kelsey Wilding:  If people are just starting Isaiah and want to learn more, would be one piece of advice you'd give them? Ann Madsen:  Well, there would be a couple, and there's a little booklet...
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Ann Madsen – Understanding Isaiah with the Help of the Holy Ghost

Kelsey Wilding:  So, do they truly understand Isaiah, if you don't have the spiritual component of it or is it just... Ann Madsen:  I don't think you can understand scripture, the words of the Lord...
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Ann Madsen – Favorite Passages From The Book of Isaiah

Kelsey Wilding:  Do you have a favorite chapter of Isaiah? Ann Madsen: Depending on the day. I have parts of Isaiah that I truly...there are gems in Isaiah that people don't hear because they don't...
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Ann Madsen – Why the Writings of Isaiah are Difficult to Understand

Kelsey Wilding:  Why is Isaiah written in poetic form? Ann Madsen:  Because all revelation in the Old Testament is written in poetic form. Kelsey Wilding: Really? Ann Madsen: Almost all of it yeah. Jeremiah, all of it. Kelsey...
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Ann Madsen – Insight into Jerusalem

Kelsey Wilding:  You've been to Jerusalem, right? Ann Madsen: I've lived in Jerusalem for five years. Kelsey Wilding: Five years? Ann Madsen: Yes, I taught there. Kelsey Wilding: Are you serious? Ann Madsen: Yes. Kelsey Wilding: So, you were there...
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Ann Madsen – Relatable Passages and Metaphors

Kelsey Wilding:  So, when you teach students are there like passages, that are 'aha' moments for them? Ann Madsen:  Oh yes. Kelsey Wilding: Do you have one that really hits hard? Ann Madsen: Well, it's different for...
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Ann Madsen – Isaiah Scholarship

Kelsey Wilding:  When you started studying or wanting to learn more, did you have any scholars that you went to, or was it just prayer and reading and studying it that helped the most? Ann...