1 Chronicles : Readings - a New Bible Commentary Paperback

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1 Chronicles : Readings - a New Bible Commentary

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The books of Chronicles have a certain fantasy quality about them. They create an imaginary world in which things happen just so, and in which any potentially untidy loose ends in their narrative of the past are tied together in a highly systematic way. This is storytelling with the didactic purpose of inculcating a particular ideology, bombarding the reader with a kaleidoscopic procession of heroes and villains and presenting a frontierland of danger and opportunity. John Jarick's focus on the literary world of Chronicles provides a fresh reading of the work, foregrounding the often unrecognized artistry in the telling of the tale-including at times a distinctly musical language and a careful mathematical precision. But at the same time he does not hide the dark underbelly of the writing, with its persistent note of conformity to the political and religious system advocated by the storytellers. This edition is a reprint of the original 2002 edition with different pagination. A companion volume on 2 Chronicles is published for the first time in 2007.

1 Chronicles : Readings - a New Bible Commentary by John Jarick was published by Sheffield Phoenix Press in October 2007 and is our 41627th best seller. The ISBN for 1 Chronicles : Readings - a New Bible Commentary is 9781905048892.

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Details for 1 Chronicles : Readings - a New Bible Commentary

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherSheffield Phoenix Press (October 2007)
Edition2nd Revised edition
Number of Pages224
Thickness10 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code1124800
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