The purpose of this paper is to highlight the process of literary shaping as it took place in the Bible, by a discussion of three biblical beginnings—a beginning at the beginning (Genesis 1), a beginning in the middle (1 Samuel 1), and a beginning at the end (2 Chronicles 36).
- Genesis 1,
- 1 Samuel 1,
- Ezra 1,
- 2 Chronicles 36
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