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The Resource 1 & 2 Kings, Lissa M. Wray Beal

1 & 2 Kings, Lissa M. Wray Beal

Label
1 & 2 Kings
Title
1 & 2 Kings
Statement of responsibility
Lissa M. Wray Beal
Title variation
First and second Kings
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The books of 1 and 2 Kings cover the history of Israel from the last days of the united kingdom under David to the eventual fall of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah. Within these books, the deuteronomic code - 'doing what is right in the Lord's sight' - provides a framework by which monarchic history is measured. In the kings' cultic failures lies the apostasy of the nation and its eventual exile. This apostasy centres on Israel's commitment to worship YHWH exclusively, and to worship according to deuteronomistic norms within the Jerusalem temple as the locus of YHWH's covenant presence. To safeguard the kings' commitments, YHWH's prophets loom large in 1 and 2 Kings: they herald YHWH's purposes, warn of his judgment for apostasy and woo his people back to the full experience of covenant life. Lissa M. Wray Beal's commentary examines the successes and failures of monarchy in the divided kingdoms. It works with the final form of the biblical text and pursues historiographical, narrative and theological questions, including the relation of each chapter's themes to biblical theology. While it focuses on theological and narrative concerns, the commentary gives due attention to complex historical issues. --From publisher's description
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Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Apollos Old Testament commentary
Series volume
9
Label
1 & 2 Kings, Lissa M. Wray Beal
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2542637
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The story of 1-2 Kings -- 1-2 Kings in the canon -- Distinctive features of 1-2 Kings -- Critical issues of authorship and date -- The problem of chronology -- Theology of 1-2 Kings -- The approach of this commentary -- Text and commentary
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780830896226
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
4f2fed3b-2cda-49d6-95e2-a09e21ca9328
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Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe PDF eBook
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions
Label
1 & 2 Kings, Lissa M. Wray Beal
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2542637
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The story of 1-2 Kings -- 1-2 Kings in the canon -- Distinctive features of 1-2 Kings -- Critical issues of authorship and date -- The problem of chronology -- Theology of 1-2 Kings -- The approach of this commentary -- Text and commentary
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780830896226
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
4f2fed3b-2cda-49d6-95e2-a09e21ca9328
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe PDF eBook
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions

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