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1 & 2 Chronicles (Mentor Commentary)

Format: Digital
, 2006
ISBN: 9781857921519


The books of Chronicles are among the most neglected portions of Scripture. Many find its complex history unfamiliar and assume that it is irrelevant for contemporary life. To grasp the significance of Chronicles for our times, we must first understand its original meaning. It was written to encourage the Jews to be faithful to God (and not focus on material prosperity) on their return from Babylon. Pratt looks skillfully at the big picture in each section and presents the detail in an absorbing way.

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Key Features

  • Discussion of important textual, literary, and philological questions
  • Introduction to the style, structure, and composition—including authorship
  • Background studies on the literary traditions
  • Exegetical and interpretive issues are discussed
  • Outlines the significant theological themes from the text
  • Introduction to the historical and cultural setting of the book

Praise for the Print Edition

Richard Pratt's exemplary commentary is systematic, scholarly, sober and simple. . . . Professor Pratt's style is simple and clear . . . he sketches the complicated lineage of the high priesthood . . . so clearly that any reader can discern at a glance the lay of the land.

—Bruce Waltke, author of the commentary on Proverbs in the New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT)

Product Details

  • Title: Mentor Commentary: 1 & 2 Chronicles
  • Author: Richard Pratt
  • Publisher: Mentor
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Pages: 736

About Richard L. Pratt

Richard L. Pratt is the president of Third Millennium Ministries. He is Adjunct Professor of Old Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary, and a visiting Professor at Covenant Theological Seminary. He is an ordained Minister in the Presbyterian Church in America, and travels extensively to evangelize and teach.