From Lists to History: Chronological Aspects of the Chronicler's Genealogies

  title={From Lists to History: Chronological Aspects of the Chronicler's Genealogies},
  author={Yigal Levin},
  journal={Journal of Biblical Literature},
  • Yigal Levin
  • Published 1 December 2004
  • History
  • Journal of Biblical Literature
The past couple of decades have seen the book of Chronicles go from being "the Bible's best-kept secret"1 to being one of the most studied and researched of all biblical books. One reason for this is a renewed interest in the Persian period and an acknowledgment of its importance in the formation of the biblical corpus as we know it today.2 Most recent commentators on Chronicles assume that the Chronicler lived in late Persian-period Yehud and have come to realize the importance of his book for… 
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