Description: Peter Leithart, a respected theologian known for his ability to communicate to a broad audience, offers a theological reading of 1 and 2 Chronicles. 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. This commentary is designed to serve the church, providing a rich resource for preachers, teachers, students, and study groups.
Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Historical Books, 1-2 Chronicles, Literature, Methods, Literary Approaches, Theological Approaches
Review by H. G. M. Williamson
Citation: H. G. M. Williamson, review of Peter J. Leithart, 1 and 2 Chronicles, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2020).
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