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French, Blaire A.

Chronicles Through the Centuries

French, Blaire A. - Chronicles Through the Centuries, ebook

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Offers a history of the interpretation of Chronicles in theology, worship, music, literature and art from the ancient period to the present day, demonstrating its foundational importance within the Old Testament

  • Explores important differences between the same topics and stories that occur in Chronicles and other biblical books such as Genesis and Kings, including the pious depiction of David, the clear correlation between moral behavior and divine reward, and the elevation of music in worship
  • Examines the reception of Chronicles among its interpreters, including rabbis of the Talmud, Jerome, Martin Luther, Johann Sebastian Bach, Cotton Mather, and others,
  • Features broad yet comprehensive coverage that considers Jewish and Christian, ancient and modern, and secular and pop cultural interpretations
  • Organizes discussions by verse to illuminate each one’s changing meaning across the ages

Keywords:

Biblical studies, reception studies, Old Testament, Jewish reception studies, religion, biblical history, bible history

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Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley Blackwell Bible Commentaries
Page amount
248 pages
Category
Religions
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118690079
Printed ISBN
9781118690086

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