+ Dr. Leslie Allen introduces 1 and 2 Chronicles, highlighting the Chronicler’s desire that God’s people return to a united and faithful worship of the Lord.
Leslie C. Allen is senior professor of Old Testament at Fuller Seminary. He has written several biblical commentaries and has been published extensively in various books and scholarly journals. Dr. Allen teaches courses on the Hebrew Prophets, Writings, Psalms, and Lamentations, and is involved in theological associations in both the United Kingdom and the United States.
“One of the Chronicler’s favorite phrases is to refer to the Lord as ‘the God of our fathers,’ so as to claim that traditional faith as still valid for the present generation.” – Leslie Allen