I & II Kings: A Commentary

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Westminster John Knox Press, 2007 - Religion - 476 pages
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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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Contents

VI
47
VII
62
IX
72
X
95
XII
104
XIII
118
XIV
125
XV
137
XLIX
291
L
292
LI
293
LII
302
LIII
314
LIV
319
LV
322
LVI
323

XVI
140
XVII
141
XIX
147
XX
152
XXI
157
XXII
161
XXIII
162
XXV
172
XXVI
182
XXVII
186
XXVIII
187
XXIX
190
XXX
191
XXXI
195
XXXII
197
XXXIII
199
XXXIV
201
XXXV
202
XXXVI
205
XXXVII
207
XXXVIII
216
XXXIX
234
XL
245
XLI
252
XLII
261
XLIII
262
XLIV
263
XLV
276
XLVII
277
XLVIII
285
LVII
340
LVIII
347
LIX
354
LX
356
LXI
361
LXII
367
LXIII
369
LXIV
371
LXV
372
LXVI
373
LXVII
374
LXVIII
375
LXIX
377
LXX
378
LXXI
386
LXXII
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LXXIII
401
LXXIV
404
LXXV
419
LXXVI
422
LXXVII
424
LXXIX
432
LXXX
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LXXXI
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LXXXII
452
LXXXIII
456
LXXXIV
460
LXXXV
471
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About the author (2007)

Marvin A. Sweeney is Professor of Hebrew Bible at Claremont School of Theology in Claremont, California.

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