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David's secret demons : messiah, murderer, traitor, king

Author: Baruch Halpern
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans, 2004, ©2001.
Series: Bible in its world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Bible Portrays King David as an exceptional man and a paragon of godly devotion. But was he? Some scholars deny that he existed at all. Did he? This challenging book examines the written and archaeological evidence critically in an effort to paint an accurate picture of one of the Bible's central figures." -- Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: David, King of Israel.; David, roi d'Israël.; David, King of Israel.; David, Israel König; König) David (Israel; David <roi d'Israël>
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Baruch Halpern
ISBN: 0802827977 9780802827975
OCLC Number: 55011572
Description: xx, 492 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The surprising David --
David's history in the Books of Samuel --
Dating 2 Samuel --
King David, serial killer --
How to take up what kings set down --
Reading David's conquests --
Settling the Philistine question: 2 Samuel 8:1 --
The conquest of Moab: 2 Samuel 8:2 --
David and Hadadezer: 2 Samuel 8:3 and the history of the ninth century --
David in the north and in Transjordan: 2 Samuel 8:3-11 --
The date and reception of 2 Samuel 8 --
2 Samuel 8 and the historicity of the Davidic state --
The relative chronology of David's reign --
Geography of the Davidic state --
David's youth --
David and Saul --
On the hot seat in Hebron --
Rising over Zion --
Bringing home the ark --
David's wars --
Absalom's gift --
The aftermath of Absalom's revolt --
The archaeology of David's reign. pt. I. David in Writing. 1. The Surprising David. 2. David's History in the Books of Samuel --
pt. II. Penetrating the Textual Veil. 3. Dating 2 Samuel. 4. King David, Serial Killer --
pt. III. Defining David's Empire. 5. How to Take Up What Kings Set Down. 6. Reading David's Conquests. 7. Settling the Philistine Question: 2 Samuel 8:1. 8. The Conquest of Moab: 2 Samuel 8:2. 9. David and Hadadezer: 2 Samuel 8:3 and the History of the Ninth Century. 10. David in the North and in Transjordan: 2 Samuel 8:3-11. 11. The Date and Reception of 2 Samuel 8. 12. 2 Samuel 8 and the Historicity of the Davidic State --
pt. IV. A Historical Overture to David's Career. 13. The Relative Chronology of David's Reign. 14. Geography of the Davidic State --
pt. V. A Life of David. 15. David's Youth. 16. David and Saul. 17. On the Hot Seat in Hebron. 18. Rising over Zion. 19. Bringing Home the Ark. 20. David's Wars. 21. Absalom's Gift.
Series Title: Bible in its world.
Responsibility: Baruch Halpern.

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"The Bible Portrays King David as an exceptional man and a paragon of godly devotion. But was he? Some scholars deny that he existed at all. Did he? This challenging book examines the written and archaeological evidence critically in an effort to paint an accurate picture of one of the Bible's central figures." -- Provided by publisher.

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