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King David : a biography

Verfasser/in: Steven L McKenzie
Verlag: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Serien: Oxford University Press paperback.
Ausgabe/Format   Print book : Biografie : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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"Through a close and critical reading of biblical texts, ancient history, and recent archeological discoveries, Steven L. McKenzie concludes that David was indeed a real person. This David, however, was no hero but a usurper, adulterer, and murderer - a Middle Eastern despot of a familiar type. McKenzie shows that the story of humble beginnings is utterly misleading: "shepherd" is a metaphor for "king," and David  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Biography
Name: David, King of Israel.; David, King of Israel.
Medientyp: Biografie, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Steven L McKenzie
ISBN: 0195132734 9780195132731 0195147081 9780195147087
OCLC-Nummer: 42289695
Beschreibung: viii, 232 pages : 4 maps ; 25 cm
Inhalt: Images. The need for a biography of David --
Was there a King David? Extrabiblical sources --
Royal propaganda. The Bible's account of David's life --
Was David a shepherd? David's origins and youth --
Who killed whom? The Goliath story and David's career as a soldier in Saul's army --
Holy terrorist. David and his outlaw band --
Assassin. David's reign as King of Judah --
The cost of kingship. The policies and changes of David's administration --
Like father, like son. The Bathsheba affair and Absalom's revolt --
Poetic justice. The last days of King David --
Finished portrait. A synopsis.
Serientitel: Oxford University Press paperback.
Verfasserangabe: Steven L. McKenzie.
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The first biography of David from a purely historical perspective reveals not a hero but a holy terrorist and a ruthless despot.  Weiterlesen…

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