The Levite Singers in Chronicles and Their Stabilising Role

The Levite Singers in Chronicles and Their Stabilising Role


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ISBN-13: 9780567677020
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 08/10/2017
Series: The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies , #657
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Ming Him Ko is Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at Alliance Bible Seminary, Hong Kong.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Abbreviations
1. Introduction
Part I: The Influence of Mesopotamian Scribal Musical Culture
2. Scholar Singers in Mesopotamia
3. King Jehoiachin of Judah and the Influence of Mesopotamia on the Jewish Exile Community
Conclusion of Part I
Part II: The Theological Significance of the Service of Levite Singers in the Book of Chronicles
4. Temple as Counterpart as a Pre-Understanding of the Chronicler
5. Prophecy for Covenantal Stability: Music and Prophecy in the Education Context of Levite Singers
6. Remember Yhwh's Covenantal Faithfulness: The Shaping of Yhwh's Hymns in the Scribal Context of Levite Singers
7. Double Synchronisations for Cosmic Stability: Song and Sacrifice in the Liturgical Context of Levite Singers
Conclusion of Part II
8. Conclusion
Appendix A: The Composition of 1CHR 23-27 and 2CHR 36:22-23
Appendix B: Glossary
Appendix C: Mesopotamian Texts
Appendix D: A Chronological Chart of Ancient Mesopotamia
Appendix E: A Synoptic Table of Enuma Elis and Genesis

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