Download e-book for iPad: 1-2 Kings, 1-2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther (Ancient by Marco Conti

By Marco Conti

ISBN-10: 0830814752

ISBN-13: 9780830814756

The church fathers, as they did in previous books facing Israel's background from the time of Joshua to the united monarchy, came across considerable fabric for typological and ethical interpretation in 1-2 Kings, 1-2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther. As can be instantly transparent to readers of this quantity, they gave even more consciousness to 1-2 Kings than to any of the opposite books addressed the following; even if this was once because of a definite repetitiveness within the tale line or different purposes is uncertain. however the narratives of clever King Solomon, the development of the temple, the prophets Elijah and Elisha, and the fates of varied devoted and untrue kings and different robust humans have been compatible to their purposes.

Among Greek commentators during this assortment, readers will locate Justin Martyr, Clement of Alexandria, Origen, Methodius, Eusebius of Caesarea, Athanasius, Cyril of Jerusalem, Basil the good, Gregory of Nazianzus, John Chrysostom, Cyril of Alexandria, Theodoret of Cyr, Procopius of Gaza and John the Monk. between Latin commentators are Tertullian, Cyprian, Novatian, Lactantius, Ambrose, Jerome, Prudentius, Augustine, Paulinus of Nola, John Cassian, Peter Chrysologus, Maximus of Turin, Salvian the Presbyter, Fulgentius of Ruspe, Caesarius of Arles, Gregory the nice, Bede and Rabanus Maurus. Syriac commentators contain Aphrahat, Ephrem, Sahdona, Isaac of Nineveh and Isho'dad of Merv.

Together they set prior to readers a desk of delights and theological insights, a few of that are right here on hand to English readers for the 1st time.

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