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Title The Chronicler as historian / [edited by] M. Patrick Graham, Kenneth G. Hoglund and Steven L. McKenzie.
Imprint Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, 1997.

Series Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 238.
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 238.
Subject Bible. Chronicles -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses.
Bible. Chronicles -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Chronicles -- Historiography.
Alt Name Graham, M. Patrick (Matt Patrick), 1950-
Hoglund, Kenneth G.
McKenzie, Steven L., 1953-
Dillard, Raymond B. (Raymond Bryan), 1944-1993.
Society of Biblical Literature. Annual Meeting (1994 : Chicago, Ill.)
Alternate Title Was the chronicler a historian?
Description 1 online resource (336 pages) : portrait.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction / M. Patrick Graham, Kenneth G. Hoglund, Steven L. McKenzie -- Raymond B. Dillard, 1944-1993 : in memoriam / Tremper Longman III and Alan Groves -- The chronicler as historian : a comparativist perspective / Kenneth G. Hoglund -- The chronicler and his sources : historical and geographical / Anson F. Rainey -- Was the chronicler a historian? / Isaac Kalimi -- 1 Chronicles 1-9 and the reconstruction of the history of Israel : thoughts on the use of genealogical data in Chronicles in the reconstruction of the history of Israel / Roddy L. Braun -- Non-synoptic chronological references in the Books of Chronicles / William H. Barnes -- The chronicler as a historian : building texts / Ehud Ben Zvi -- The fight for peace : narrative and history in the battle accounts in Chronicles / John W. Wright -- History and historiography : the royal reforms / Gary N. Knoppers -- Prophets and prophecy in the Books of Chronicles / William M. Schniedewind -- The chronicler's speeches and historical reconstruction / Mark A. Throntveit -- 'You can't pray a lie' : truth and fiction in the prayers of Chronicles / Samuel E. Balentine -- How many in a thousand? / Ralph W. Klein --The chronicler's account of Solomon's Temple-building : a continuity theme / John Van Seters -- Joash of Judah according to Josephus / Christopher T. Begg.
Summary This volume of essays, dedicated to the late Raymond B. Dillard, addresses the question, 'Was the Chronicler a Historian?' It includes profiles of the diverse kinds of material found in Chronicles, and assesses their value for the reconstruction of the history of ancient Israel. This collection represents the best of recent scholarship on a subject that is generating intense discussion in biblical research.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780567327543 (electronic bk.)
056732754X (electronic bk.)
1850756511
9781850756514
OCLC # 287028955
Additional Format Print version: Chronicler as historian. Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, 1997 1850756511 9781850756514 (DLC) 97145829 (OCoLC)36652714.


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