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The Once and Future Kings: Saul and David and the Rise of Kingship (part 1 of 5 sessions)

Posted: 07/07/2014
The Once and Future Kings: Saul and David and the Rise of Kingship (part 1 of 5 sessions)
Click here to listen to the other class sessions. King Saul loves his son-in-law David, but he also wants to kill him. We will explore how Saul and David’s relationship formed and trace their thorny, gripping ups and downs. Through our study of the book of Samuel, we will uncover the author’s perspective on the nature of power and the messy family landscape in which the kingship unfolds.
The Book of Samuel Through the Lens of the Book of Judges (part 1 of a 20-session course)

Posted: 10/25/2011
The Book of Samuel Through the Lens of the Book of Judges (part 1 of a 20-session course)
Click here to listen to the other class sessions. We will gain new insight into the Book of Samuel as we examine it through the lens of the Book of Judges.
Yehuda and David: Two Models of Teshuva

Yehuda and David: Two Models of Teshuva
The structures of Yehuda and David's narratives bear striking similarities. What do they teach us about each other?
Hannah’s Prayers

Posted: 01/29/2008
Hannah’s Prayers
The Haftarah of Rosh Hashana, Day 1 - Hannah's Aloneness and Divine Kingship and Human Responsibility 
Book of Samuel (part 1 of 50 sessions)

Posted: 09/12/2006
Book of Samuel (part 1 of 50 sessions)
Click here to listen to the other course sessions. We will conduct a close reading of the Book of Samuel.