Dorothy Smith claims that our knowledge of the world is dependent on our particular social location (our standpoint) in the world. Explain Smith’s standpoint theory and describe how your own particular social location influences your taken-for-granted knowledge of the social world.
servant songs, who innocently and obediently suffers for the transgression of the people (53:4-12) and who brings salvation to the Gentiles and restores Jacob/Israel to Yahweh (49:5-6), is not to be equated with corporate Israel. By allowing him to share the servant designation of corporate Israel, however, and in one verse even the name ‘Israel’ (49:3), the prophet may be suggesting that this one is everything Israel should have been, as he faithfully fulfils the role to which Israel had been called.17 Isaiah 49:1 – 56:8: Serving Zion and the Nations The people of Jerusalem are going to be saved from sin and they are urged to trust a suffering servant. The people are surprised that it is a weak one, not a self-reliant one, who saves. The house of the LORD becomes available to all the nations. 7. Isaiah 56:9 – 66:24: Transforming the World Even after the exile the city of Jerusalem suffers under incompetent leadership, hypocrisy and injustice. However, the city of Jerusalem has a glorious future which will be achieved by a God-like warrior. The city of Jerusalem has been ruined through incompetent leadership, hypocrisy and injustice and will face God’s anger in the form of the Assyrian army. However, the city of Jerusalem has a glorious future which will be achieved by a God-like king.>GET ANSWER Let’s block ads! (Why?)