Retribution and eschatology in Chronicles /

The Jews who returned from exile in Babylonia to Jerusalem and Judah faced difficult and straitened times, in which the bright hopes of the Restoration had faded. The Chronicler wrote his history partly to encourage his community to have faith in God's ancient promises to David, that better thi...

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Main Author: Kelly, Brian E.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, ©1996.
Series:Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 211.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 THE SCOPE OF THIS STUDY; Chapter 2 RETRIBUTION IN CHRONICLES: A SURVEY AND CRITIQUE OF RESEARCH; Chapter 3 EXEGETICAL STUDIES (l): INTRODUCTION AND LEXICAL TERMS; Chapter 4 EXEGETICAL STUDIES (2): NARRATIVE AND CONCLUSION; Chapter 5 THE USE OF SOURCES IN MOTIFS OF REWARD AND PUNISHMENT IN 2 CHRONICLES 10-36; Chapter 6 ESCHATOLOGICAL THOUGHT IN CHRONICLES: A SURVEY AND CRITIQUE OF RESEARCH; Chapter 7 ESCHATOLOGY IN CHRONICLES: AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH; Chapter 8 SUBSIDIARY THEMES AND MOTIFS IN THE CHRONICLER'S PRESENTATION.