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The Chronicler As Author: Studies in Text and Texture

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This collection of 16 essays deals with Chronicles as literature and investigates the work in terms of its literary sources, the techniques by which it was constructed and its perspective advanced, how early readers may have encountered it, and the value of several contemporary reading strategies for making its voice heard clearly once more. Methodological articles explore the contributions of various techniques of literary analysis, while others explore important themes in Chronicles, elaborate its use of other ...
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This collection of 16 essays deals with Chronicles as literature and investigates the work in terms of its literary sources, the techniques by which it was constructed and its perspective advanced, how early readers may have encountered it, and the value of several contemporary reading strategies for making its voice heard clearly once more. Methodological articles explore the contributions of various techniques of literary analysis, while others explore important themes in Chronicles, elaborate its use of other parts of Scripture or focus on specific texts to provide examples of literary criticism.
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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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