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First and Second Chronicles

Author: Paul K Hooker
Publisher: Louisville, KY : Westminster John Knox Press, 2001.
Series: Westminster Bible companion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Paul Hooker suggests here that 1 and 2 Chronicles are not a "history of Israel," but rather a theological reflection on the story of Israel's faith. The Chronicler uses the narratives of Samuel and Kings to develop his vision of Israel. At the center of that vision lies the assertion that Israel is the people of God, selected by God from among all the nations, and set apart to worship God in the place of God's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul K Hooker
ISBN: 0664255914 9780664255916
OCLC Number: 46884293
Description: x, 295 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Genealogies, 1 Chronicles 1-9. From Adam to Israel (Jacob), 1:1-54 ; The descendants of Jacob, 2:1-9:44 --
pt. II. The rise and reign of David, 1 Chronicles 10-29. David's rise to Israel's throne, 10:1-12:41 ; David transfers the Ark of God to Jerusalem, 13:1-16:43 ; David's reign established, 17:1-22:1 ; David's preparations for the building of the temple, 22:2-29:22a ; Solomon's accession and a summary of David's reign, 29:22b-30 --
pt. III. The reign of Solomon, 2 Chronicles 1-9. Solomon's greatness, 1:1-17 ; The construction of the temple, 2:1-5:1 ; The dedication of the temple, 5:2-7:22 ; Solomon's greatness, 8:1-9:31 --
The kings of Judah, 2 Chronicles, 10-36. The reign of Rehoboam, 10:1-12:16 ; The reign of Abijah, 13:1-14:1 ; The reign of Asa, 14:2-16:14 ; The reign of Jehoshaphat, 17:1-20:37 ; The kings from Jehoram through Ahaz, 21-28 ; The reign of Hezekiah, 29:1-32:33 ; The reigns of Manasseh and Amon, 33:1-25 ; The reign of Josiah, 34:1-35:27 ; The last kings of Judah and the fall of Jerusalem, 36:1-23.
Series Title: Westminster Bible companion.
Responsibility: Paul K. Hooker.


In this volume, a part of the Westminster Bible Companion series, Paul Hooker suggests that First and Second Chronicles is not a "history of Israel," but rather a theological reflection on the story  Read more...


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