By connecting the results of the Pentateuchal criticism and how it relates to Chronicles, Noth argues that you are able to better understand how the book was written. The Chronicler’s History includes a beneficial combination of realism and common sense in the area of studying Chronicles from a literary and critical standpoint. The points that Noth raises in his book have a clarity and a viewpoint to them that make Chronicles easier to read and understand.
- Title: The Chronicler’s History
- Author: Martin Noth
- Series: Studies on 1 & 2 Chronicles Collection
- Publisher: Sheffield Academic
- Publication Date: 1987
- Pages: 205
About Martin Noth
Martin Noth was a German scholar of the Hebrew Bible who specialized in the pre-Exilic history of the Hebrews. With Gerhard von Rad he pioneered the traditional-historical approach to biblical studies, emphasizing the role of oral traditions in the formation of the biblical texts. He died in 1968.