This article considers the subject of biblical chronology, particularly the books of Ezra and Nehemiah, which provide chronological information for the period after the return from exile. The author addresses the question whether the Artaxerxes of these books is the same person as Darius.
At the end of some Old Testament books there is an indication that the book is followed by another one that continues its history. For example, 2 Chronicles is followed by Ezra. Joshua and Judges form another example. Harris reflects on the significance of this continuity of the historical books.