John N. Oswalt is the author of the Isaiah volume in the NIV Application Commentary series. The author is an expert on Isaiah.
He also wrote the two-volume Isaiah commentary in the New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT) series.
The NICOT edition is well-reviewed and more academic. The one-volume NIVAC volume includes more application help for teachers and preachers
Dr. Oswalt is an American scholar and distinguished professor of Old Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary.
He teaches in theology, Old Testament and ancient semitic languages including Hebrew.
Oswalt adheres to single, unitary authorship of the Book of Isaiah.
Numerous scholarly journals, biblical encyclopedias and academic religious periodicals have included articles by him.
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