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King and cultus in Chronicles : worship and the reinterpretation of history / William Riley.

Riley, William. (Author).
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Subject: Bible. Chronicles > Theology.
Bible. A.T. Chroniques > Critique, interprétation, etc.
Jews > Kings and rulers.
Kings and rulers > Biblical teaching.
Worship in the Bible.
Judaïsme > Liturgie > Enseignement biblique.
Rois et souverains dans la Bible.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780567336620
  • ISBN: 056733662X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (229 pages).
  • Publisher: Sheffield, England : JSOT Press, ©1993.

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General Note: Revised and edited version of a dissertation presented to the Pontifical University of St. Thomas in Rome in October 1990 -- [p.7].
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-215) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; INTRODUCTION; Chapter 1 SITUATING THE WORK OF THE CHRONICLER; Chapter 2 THE CHRONICLER'S CULTIC PORTRAYAL OF KINGS: A FINAL FORM STUDY; Chapter 3 THE CULTIC REINTERPRETATION OF ISRAEL'S ROYAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE IN CHRONICLES; SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors.
Summary: By means of a final-form consideration of the Chronicler's narrative, this study focuses attention on Chronicles' portrayal of the interactive relationship between the Jerusalem kings and the Jerusalem cultus. The Chronicler's development of ancient Near Eastern royal and temple ideologies is examined-a development that allowed the monarchical ideologies to be applied to Judah long after kingship had ceased. How the Chronicler's portrayal of the relationship between the kings and the Jerusalem cultus allowed monarchical ideologies to be applied to Judah long after kingship had ceased.
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