THE POLITICAL IMPORT OF DAVID'S MARRIAGES
- Is Joab a Reader-Response Critic? Bodner, Keith // Journal for the Study of the Old Testament;Sep2002, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p19
Analyzes the relationship between King David and his commanding officer Joab in the narrative material of the Books of Samuel and Kings from the Bible. Actions taken by Joab regarding a letter commanding the death of Uriah the Hittite; Significance of Joab to the continuation of David's hold on...
- Three Big Digs. Govier, Gordon // Christianity Today;Jan2006, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p17
This article reports on two archeological discoveries in 2005 which challenge arguments by some biblical scholars that Israelite kings David and Solomon are more legend than fact. The findings also seem to refute claims that the biblical accounts of the early Israelite monarchy were written...
- DAVID'S RISE TO POWER–AND THE STRUGGLE TO KEEP IT: AN EXAMINATION OF THE CHANGE PROCESS. McConkie, Mark L.; Boss, R. Wayne // Public Administration Quarterly;Summer2001, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p190
This article focuses on the contributions of King David of Israel in public administration. He was the most powerful of Israel's kings and has become, over the generations, the symbol of Israel's power. He also appears as one of the most commanding change agents in the ancient world. Three major...
- Age of Globalization. Bossman, David M. // Biblical Theology Bulletin;May2016, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p58
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including "Debating the United Monarch; Let's See How Far We've Come," "David's Wives: Love, Power, and Lust," and "Masculinity in the New Testament and Early Christianity."
- JONADAB, "FRIEND" OF AMNON. BAKON, SHIMON // Jewish Bible Quarterly;Apr-Jun2015, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p101
The article focuses on the rape of Tamar and the assassination and death of Amnon, crown prince and eldest son of King David. Topics discussed include guilt and innocence of Jonadab, a friend of Amnon, King David's approval of the marriage of Tamar and Amnon, and Talmud and most of the...
- It's Hard Being A Fool When There's So Much Competition. SNYDER, JAMES L. // Ellis County Press;9/10/2015, Vol. 24 Issue 23, p4
The author discusses competitiveness in his life, struggles with his wife, and wisdom of David, King of Israel, on acknowledging God as the Lord and savior.
- Jonathan's Gift of Friendship. Tull, Patricia K. // Interpretation: A Journal of Bible & Theology;Apr2004, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p130
Analyzes the Biblical story of the friendship between Jonathan and David. Examination of Jonathan's character; Indirect clues to David's attitudes and intentions; Implications of the story on human relations.
- King David: an episode of acute stress disorder during the brief life and premature death of Bathsheba's baby. Stein, George // British Journal of Psychiatry;May2011, Vol. 198 Issue 5, p384
The article looks at the story of the death of the infant of King David and Bathsheba and its connection to acute stress disorder. David married Bathsheba after letting her then-husband Uriah, killed in battle by the Ammonites, prompting the Lord to send His prophet Nathan to lecture David on...
- DAVID, KING. // Religion Book;2004, p170
The article profiles King David, a notable character in the Bible. He was born in Bethlehem about a thousand years ago before becoming a famous descendant of Jesus Christ. He is recognized in the Bible as the chosen one and anointed by Samuel as king. He also commits adultery and has his lover's...