The Reshaping of Ancient Israelite History in Chronicles

The Reshaping of Ancient Israelite History in Chronicles

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Kalimi catalogues and categorizes the techniques by which the Israelite history in Samuel-Kings is reshaped in the biblical books of Chronicles. The chapters of this study consider the various historiographical and literary changes found in the parallel texts of Chronicles. Because about half of the material in Chronicles is available to us in other biblical sources, comparison of the literary and linguistic devices used by the Chronicler are very revealing. Kalimi considers the ways in which the Chronicler has edited the material available to him, addressing such topics as: literary-chronological proximity, historiographical revision, completions and additions, various kinds of parallelism and literary devices, and so on. A handy compendium of the ways in which the Chronicler treated his material by one of the premier scholars working in the field.Dn aquot;?X . . . JO Tin: 1 Kgs 8:52. nvnV. mnns. yrv. -pai? ninn. Jw . . . bmvr. aquot;pv. rnnn. aquot;?xi. that your eyes may be open to the supplication of your servant and to the supplication of your people Israel. 2 Chr 6:40 XTlTP. mnnD. aquot;yrs. mnwp. aquot;jvmi.


Title:The Reshaping of Ancient Israelite History in Chronicles
Author:Isaac Kalimi
Publisher:Eisenbrauns - 2005
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