Leithart, Peter J.,

1 & 2 Chronicles / First and Second Chronicles Peter J. Leithart. - xx, 267 pages ; 24 cm. - Brazos theological commentary on the Bible . - Brazos theological commentary on the Bible. .

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Series preface -- Introduction -- Israel's genesis (1 Chronicles 1-9) -- Back to Egypt (1 Chronicles 10) -- Royal Moses (1 Chronicles 11-16) -- Covenant with David (1 Chronicles 17-20) -- The pattern of the temple (1 Chronicles 21-29) -- The land at rest (2 Chronicles 1-9) -- After the death of Solomon (2 Chronicles 10-13) -- Self-inflicted wounds (2 Chronicles 14-16) -- Loving Yahweh's enemies (2 Chronicles 17-20) -- Judah becomes Israel (2 Chronicles 21-24) -- Israel becomes Judah (2 Chronicles 25-28) -- Rebuilding (2 Chronicles 29-32) -- Turnings (2 Chronicles 33) -- A new and very different King David (2 Chronicles 34-36) -- Bibliography -- Scripture index -- Subject index.

In this theological reading of 1 and 2 Chronicles, Peter Leithart uncovers the narrative logic of Chronicles, highlights the role of music and government in Israel and in the church, and shows how Judah's history moves from the world of the monarchy to the postexilic world in which Israel is scattered among Gentiles. The Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible series encourages readers to explore how the vital roots of the ancient Christian tradition inform and shape faithfulness today. As with other volumes in the series, this commentary is designed to serve the church -- providing a rich resource for preachers, teachers, students, and study groups -- and to demonstrate the continuing intellectual and practical viability of theological interpretation of the Bible. - Publisher.

9781587433405 1587433400

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Bible.--Chronicles--Commentaries.

BS1345.53 / .L45 2019

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