‘He did what was right in the eyes of Yahweh. He walked in the ways of his Father David.’ How we long to read those words when we encounter a new king in Chronicles; yet how little we do. The history of the monarchies of Israel and Judah teach us profound truths about worshipping and living the way God prescribes and the consequences of not doing so.
Using personal anecdote, a lively style, and drawing on his considerable theological knowledge, John Goldingay takes us deep into the unfolding story of the Old Testament
John Goldingay is Professor of OT in the School of Theology at the Fuller Theological Seminary, USA. Previously principal and professor of OT and Hebrew at St John’s Theological College Nottingham.