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First and Second Kings (Old Testament Library Series)

Marvin A Sweeney

First and Second Kings (Old Testament Library Series)

Marvin A Sweeney

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This new volume in the Old Testament Library offers a close reading of the historical books of 1 Kings and 2 Kings, concentrating on not only issues in the history of Israel but also the literary techniques of storytelling used in these books. Marvin A. Sweeney provides a major contribution to the prominent Old Testament Library series with advanced discussions of textual difficulties in 1 and 2 Kings as well as compelling narrative interpretations.

The Old Testament Library is a series of commentaries and general studies specifically designed for use by scholars, students, and teachers. Perhaps the most significant and enduring series in the field, the OTL presents a critically informed, theological reading of the Old Testament. The editorial advisory board consists of William P. Brown, Carol A. Newsom, and David L. Petersen.
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About "First and Second Kings (Old Testament Library Series)"

This new volume in the Old Testament Library offers a close reading of the historical books of 1 Kings and 2 Kings, concentrating on not only issues in the history of Israel but also the literary techniques of storytelling used in these books. Marvin A. Sweeney provides a major contribution to the prominent Old Testament Library series with advanced discussions of textual difficulties in 1 and 2 Kings as well as compelling narrative interpretations.

The Old Testament Library is a series of commentaries and general studies specifically designed for use by scholars, students, and teachers. Perhaps the most significant and enduring series in the field, the OTL presents a critically informed, theological reading of the Old Testament. The editorial advisory board consists of William P. Brown, Carol A. Newsom, and David L. Petersen.
-Publisher.


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"Marvin A. Sweeney's I & II Kings offers a close reading of the historical books of I Kings and 2 Kings, concentrating on not only issues in the history of Israel but also the literary techniques of storytelling used in these books. With this commentary, Marvin A. Sweeney provides a major contribution to this prominent series with his advanced discussions of textual difficulties and compelling narrative interpretations."--BOOK JACKET.
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This volume offers a close reading of the historical books of I and II Kings, concentrating on not only issues in the history of Israel but also the literary techniques of storytelling used in these books. Marvin A. Sweeney provides a major contribution to the prominent Old Testament Library series with advanced discussions of textual difficulties in the books of Kings as well as compelling narrative interpretations.

The Old Testament Library provides fresh and authoritative treatments of important aspects of Old Testament study through commentaries and general surveys. The contributors are scholars of international standing.


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Meet the Author

Marvin A Sweeney

Marvin A. Sweeney is Professor of Hebrew Bible at Claremont School of Theology in Claremont, California. He is the author of several books on Old Testament literature including 1 and 2 Kings: A Commentary (Old Testament Library, 2007), Form and Intertextuality in Prophetic and Apocalyptic Literature (Mohr Siebeck, 2005); The Prophetic Literature (Abingdon, 2005); Zephaniah (Hermeneia, 2003); King Josiah of Judah: The Lost Messiah of Israel (Oxford, 2001); The Twelve Prophets ( 2 vols., Berit Olam, 2000); Isaiah 1-39 (FOTL, 1996); and others.

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  • Catalogue Code 266344
  • Product Code 0664220843
  • EAN 9780664220846
  • Pages 476
  • Department Academic
  • Category Old Testament Commentaries
  • Sub-Category 1 Kings
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Sep 2007
  • Dimensions 230 x 162 x 35 mm
  • Weight 0.915kg

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