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Chronicling the Chronicler: The Book of Chronicles and Early Second Temple Historiography
Evans, Paul S. and Tyler F. Williams, editors

Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2014 pp. xii + 324. $49.50

Description: The thirteen essays in this volume are largely revised papers which were originally presented as part of the Ancient Historiography Seminar of the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies and they investigate particular texts of Chronicles, examine central themes, and consider future prospects for Chronicles study. The volume includes chapters by Shannon E. Baines, Ehud Ben Zvi, Mark J. Boda, Keith Bodner, Paul S. Evans, Louis Jonker, Gary N. Knoppers, Christine Mitchell, Peter J. Sabo, Steven J. Schweitzer, and John W. Wright. The essays represent many different perspectives, methodologies, and conclusions regarding the Chroniclerís work and this volume will be of particular interest to scholars and students of Chronicles, ancient Israelite historiography and biblical literature in general.

Subjects: Bible, Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, Old Testament Apocrypha, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Literary Approaches

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Review by Michael D. Matlock
Published 5/1/2015
Citation: Michael D. Matlock, review of Paul S. Evans And Tyler F. Williams, eds., Chronicling the Chronicler: The Book of Chronicles and Early Second Temple Historiography, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


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