1&2 Chronicles

Books of Chronicles

26 November, 2016 J.K. McKee 0

reproduced from A Survey of the Tanach for the Practical Messianic Approximate date: late 400s B.C.E. (Right, conservative-moderate, some Left); 300s B.C.E. (some Left); 200s B.C.E (some Left) Time period: additional material not covered in Samuel-Kings, detailing the rise and fall of Israel’s monarchy Author: Ezra (Right); an anonymous Chronicler (conservative-moderate, some Left); unidentified redactors (some Left) Location of author: Land of Israel, possibly Jerusalem (Right, conservative-moderate, Left) Target audience and their location: Jewish exiles having returned from Babylonian captivity (Right, conservative-moderate, Left) Theological Summary: The Hebrew title of the Books of Chronicles is Divrei HaYamim, meaning “the Events/Annals of […]