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By Marco Conti

The church fathers, as they did in prior 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 might be instantly transparent to readers of this quantity, they gave even more cognizance to 1-2 Kings than to any of the opposite books addressed right here; even if this was once as a result of a undeniable 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 like minded 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 nice, 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 ahead of readers a desk of delights and theological insights, a few of that are the following on hand to English readers for the 1st time.

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