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First and Second Samuel

Author: Feidhlimidh Magennis
Publisher: Collegeville, Minn. : Liturgical Press, ©2012.
Series: New Collegeville Bible commentary., Old Testament ;, v. 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"First and Second Samuel tell the story of the beginnings of monarchy in ancient Israel. These two powerful narratives present many great figures of biblical history--Samuel, Saul, and David--and explore the complex interaction of historical developments and human fidelity under God. In the books of Samuel, characters interact to influence and persuade, to express motivation and desire, and to shape the reader's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Feidhlimidh Magennis
ISBN: 9780814628423 0814628427
OCLC Number: 726825044
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 165 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Text and commentary --
Hannah's gift (1 Samuel 1-3) --
The Ark narratives (1 Samuel 4:1-7:1) --
The transition to monarchy (1 Samuel 7-15) --
The rise of David (1 Samuel 16:1-2 Samuel 5:12) --
The reign of Daivd (2 Samuel 5:13-8:18) --
The family of David (2 Samuel 9-20) --
Appendices (2 Samuel 21-24).
Series Title: New Collegeville Bible commentary., Old Testament ;, v. 8.
Responsibility: Feidhlimidh Magennis.


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The author traces the convoluted path which took God's people from fiercely independent tribes to a community under the Davidic dynasty. His clear, concise, and flowing commentary elucidate the Read more...

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