Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

The Deuteronomic history and the books of chronicles: Contemporary competing historiographies

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

The work of Martin Noth has had a significant influence on the scholarship of Deuteronomy through Kings and Chronicles-Ezra-Nehemiah, including the relationship between these collections. One consequence of this influence has been the generally accepted conclusion that the Deuteronomic History is exilic and the work of the Chronicler is postexilic. This conclusion has further led to a model that explains the linguistic difference between the Deuteronomic History and the Chronicler's History as Standard Biblical Hebrew and Late Biblical Hebrew, respectively. Recently, these conclusions have been challenged from various perspectives, requiring a thorough re-evaluation of the Deuteronomic History, the Chronicler's History, and their relationship. This chapter explores these challenges and proposes that the Deuteronomic History and Chronicles-Ezra-Nehemiah are historiographies from different competing, contemporary scribal groups.

Keywords: Chronicler's History; Deuteronomic History; Ezra; Martin Noth; Nehemiah

10.1163/ej.9789004145122.i-577.121
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004145122.i-577.121
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Reflection and Refraction — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation