Chronicler As Author

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This volume represents an international collaboration focusing on the books of Chronicles as literature, looking at their literary sources, their techniques of composition, their perspectives, how they were read in antiquity, and the value of contemporary reading strategies for bringing the text to life in the present day. It opens with five 'Overview' articles by Kai Peltonen, Steven McKenzie, Graeme Auld, Rodney Duke and John Wright; William Schniedewind, Gary Knoppers, Ehud Ben Zvi, Armin Siedlecki and Howard ...

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Overview

This volume represents an international collaboration focusing on the books of Chronicles as literature, looking at their literary sources, their techniques of composition, their perspectives, how they were read in antiquity, and the value of contemporary reading strategies for bringing the text to life in the present day. It opens with five 'Overview' articles by Kai Peltonen, Steven McKenzie, Graeme Auld, Rodney Duke and John Wright; William Schniedewind, Gary Knoppers, Ehud Ben Zvi, Armin Siedlecki and Howard Wallace deal with 'Themes'; and James Trotter, Christine Mitchell, Kirsten Nielsen, Noel Bailey, Roland Boer and Magnar Karveit address specific texts. The collection both reflects and stimulates recent and contemporary fascination with the Chronicler in biblical scholarship.

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Meet the Author


M. Patrick Graham is Margaret A. Pitts Associate Professor of Theological Bibliography at Candler School of Theology, and Director of Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta.

Steven McKenzie is Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament at Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee.

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Table of Contents

Preface 7
Abbreviations 10
List of Contributors 14
Pt. I Overviews of Chronicles
Function, Explanation and Literary Phenomena: Aspects of Source Criticism as Theory and Method in the History of Chronicles Research 18
The Chronicler as Redactor 70
What Was the Main Source of the Books of Chronicles? 91
A Rhetorical Approach to Appreciating the Books of Chronicles 100
The Fabula of the Book of Chronicles 136
Pt. II Themes in Chronicles
The Chronicler as an Interpreter of Scripture 158
Treasures Won and Lost: Royal (Mis)appropriations in Kings and Chronicles 181
When the Foreign Monarch Speaks 209
Foreigners, Warfare and Judahite Identity in Chronicles 229
What Chronicles Has to Say about Psalms 267
Pt. III Texts in Chronicles
Reading, Readers and Reading Readers Reading the Account of Saul's Death in 1 Chronicles 10 294
The Dialogism of Chronicles 311
Whose Song of Praise? Reflections on the Purpose of the Psalm in 1 Chronicles 16 327
David and God in 1 Chronicles 21: Edged with Mist 337
Utopian Politics in 2 Chronicles 10-13 360
2 Chronicles 36.20-23 as Literary and Theological 'Interface' 395
Index of References 404
Index of Authors 416
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