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1 & 2 Chronicles (Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible)

Peter J. Leithart, R. Reno (Editor), Robert Jenson (Editor)


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Peter Leithart, a respected theologian known for his ability to communicate to a broad audience, offers a theological reading of 1 and 2 Chronicles. Leithart uncovers the narrative logic of Chronicles, highlights the role of music and government in Israel and in the church, and shows how Judah's history moves from the world of the monarchy to the postexilic world in which Israel is scattered among Gentiles. This commentary is designed to serve the church, providing a rich resource for preachers, teachers, students, and study groups.

Brazos Press, 9781587433405, 288pp.

Publication Date: August 20, 2019

About the Author

Peter J. Leithart (PhD, University of Cambridge), a former pastor, is president of Theopolis Institute in Birmingham, Alabama, and a teacher at Trinity Presbyterian Church. He is the author of numerous books, a contributing editor for Touchstone, and a regular blogger at