Book: 2 Kings
Author: possibly Jeremiah or a group of prophets
Date: 562 B.C.
Genre: Narrative
Summary: Second Kings shows man's inability to rule himself and the world. The kings of Israel and Judah had turned their backs on God and let their citizens astray. God sent many prophets to warn his people, but they refused to listen. In the end, the kingdoms of Israel and Judah collapsed, and their citizens were taken away into captivity.