Category Archives: Chronicles

Saul: The King Who Should Have Never Been (The Kings of Chronicles)

[Chronicles is another one of my research areas. This post was originally uploaded 10/2009] King Saul is a tragic figure in the biblical narrative. According to the Deuteronomistic History (his reign is recorded in 1Samuel 9-31), it seems as soon … Continue reading

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2010 Ancient Historiography Seminar: Chronicles and Early Second Temple Historiography

As chair of the CSBS Ancient Historiography Seminar / Groupe de Travail sur l’Historiographie Ancienne, I am pleased to present the schedule for this year’s meeting. The theme for the 2010 Ancient Historiography Seminar is “The Book of Chronicles and … Continue reading

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Commentaries on Chronicles Galore!

There has been a resurgence of scholarly interest in Chronicles, which is evident in the number of commentaries recently published on this oft-neglected book. There is truly a wealth of resources in English for those interested in studying this theologically … Continue reading

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Knoppers et al on Kalimi’s An Ancient Israelite Historian: Studies in the Chronicler

The latest edition of the Journal of Hebrew Scriptures has an article edited by Gary N. Knoppers with contributions by Ehud Ben Zvi, Robert L. Hubbard, Jr., Gary N. Knoppers, Ralph W. Klein, Mark A. Throntveit with a response by … Continue reading

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