About the Reading Scripture Together: Emmanuel and the Servant Songs of Isaiah course
This in-person day will offer an opportunity to read the texts in Isaiah which serve as foundational texts for the Christian Advent season.
From a Jewish reading, to whom is Isaiah referring when he speaks of Emmanuel and writes of the suffering servant in the Servant Songs? How are these texts understood within the Jewish imagination? Whilst Christians most often hear and read Jesus into these texts, what other ways might we read and interpret these texts for a fuller understanding of what Isaiah may be offering us as people of God?