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The Chronicler's Genealogies: Towards an Understanding of 1 Chronicles 1-9

  title={The Chronicler's Genealogies: Towards an Understanding of 1 Chronicles 1-9},
  author={James Sparks},
The genealogies of 1 Chronicles 1-9 have typically been viewed as the work of a redactor or redactors with no internal consistency, purpose or plan, and little, if any, relation to the narrative portions of Chronicles. In contrast to these opinions, this study shows that the genealogical section of the Chronicler's work is an ordered, well structured, unified whole. The Chronicler presents his genealogies chiastically, with the central focus of the chiasm upon the proper cultic officials… 
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