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1 & 2 Chronicles (Cornerstone Biblical Commentary | CBC)

, 2010
ISBN: 9780842334310


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Mark J. Boda makes reference to the point that from a literary and historical standpoint, the books of Chronicles have been ignored and even criticized in Biblical studies. Boda argues that even though Chronicles covers the “whole of sacred history,” the greatest part of its history is included in 1 Chronicles 1–9, although those chapters are filled with genealogical lists where 1 Chronicles 10 through 2 Chronicles 9 deals with David and Solomon’s narratives.

Another reason that Chronicles has not been paid much attention is the incorrect thought that it does not have historical merit. When studying 1 & 2 Chronicles, the Cornerstone Biblical Commentary is beneficial for those wanting to learn more about the history of the book.

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Key Features

  • Introductions to the historical and cultural context, the literary style, and the major themes and theological concerns
  • Exegetical and textual notes
  • Commentary pays special attention to context and major theological themes

Praise for the Print Edition

An enormously helpful series for the layperson and pastor alike because it centers on the theological message of each book and ties it directly to the text. This approach has been needed for some time and will be an invaluable supplement to other commentary series.

—Grant Osborne

A treasure house of insight into the biblical text. Written by some of the best scholars working today, it is an essential tool for pastors, students, church leaders, and lay people who want to understand the text and how it relates to our lives today. Like the NLT text it uses as its base, this commentary series is extremely readable.

—Tremper Longman III

Product Details

  • Title: Cornerstone Biblical Commentary: 1 & 2 Chronicles
  • Author: Mark J. Boda
  • Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Pages: 456

Mark joined the College in 2003 after teaching for nine years at what is now Ambrose University College/Seminary. He has authored six books, edited eight volumes of collected essays, and written over 50 articles on various topics related to the Old Testament and Christian Theology. Key areas of interest include Old Testament Theology, prayer and penitence in Old Testament and Christian Theology, Babylonian and Persian Period Hebrew Books and History (Jeremiah, Lamentations, Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi), the Book of the Twelve (Minor Prophets) and Judges. Mark enjoys mentoring students and teaches with enthusiasm about the Old Testament and its continued relevance to the Christian life today.

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    Digital list price: $26.99
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