The Old and New Testament Library series offers authoritative commentary on many Old and New Testament books and provides additional theological works that closely examine major aspects of both testaments. This important series contains modern works written by noted authors as well as classic volumes of scholarship. Commentaries in this series provide fresh translations based on the best available ancient manuscripts, offer critical portrayals of the historical world in which the books were created, pay careful attention to their literary design, and present a theologically perceptive exposition of the text. Individually, each of these commentaries allow teachers and students to hone in on unique elements present in a stand-alone book of the Bible. Together, the power of these commentaries and theological works provides a plurality of perspectives that together facilitate better interpretation and clarity from the podium, behind the pulpit, and beyond.
In this volume, a part of the Old Testament Library series, Sara Japhet explores the books of I and II Chronicles. Her critical perspective is both thorough and presented in a way that provides clarity for scholars and exegetes.
“the composition of the book no earlier than the post-exilic period, and probably well into it” (Page 25)
“how did it happen that a man by the name of ‘Jabez’ was, nevertheless, prosperous!” (Page 109)
“historical writing with a variety of literary genres; and even differences and contrasts in actual facts and details.” (Page 5)
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