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1 and 2 Samuel for everyone : a theological commentary on the Bible

Author: John Goldingay
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2011.
Series: Old Testament for everyone.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Goldingay
ISBN: 9780664233792 0664233791
OCLC Number: 657223810
Description: xii, 196 p. : maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: How not to display accurate empathy I --
Sour hour of prayer --
How not to display accurate empathy II --
It takes a miracle --
On giving up your son --
When ministers indulge themselves --
A summons, not a call --
The splendor is gone --
You can't mess with the covenant chest --
As far as this Yahweh has helped us --
Appoint us a king --
How Saul lost some donkeys and found more than he bargained for --
Is Saul among the prophets, too? --
How not to evade the draft --
Far be it from me to sin by not praying for you --
When the king has to take decisive action --
The fog of war --
When the king isn't tough enough --
Yahweh's good spirit and Yahweh's bad spirit --
How to recycle your killer instinct --
How to be a dysfunctional royal family --
Everyone is against me --
Friendship --
David on the run --
Fool by name and fool by nature --
Who can lay hands on Yahweh's anointed and get away with it? --
What do you do when you're desperate? --
A last act of loyalty to Saul --
How are the mighty fallen --
The struggle for power --
On following up your good ideas but not taking yourself too seriously --
Little things can have terrible consequences and foreshadow tragedy --
A house and a household --
The peak of David's achievement --
But the thing David had done was displeasing in Yahweh's eyes --
The man who has learned how to be a prophet --
The price the family begins to pay --
The grief of a sister and the strife between brothers --
Absalom's coup --
Wise advice treated as folly --
Leaderly calculation and mother love --
The God of the storm --
I have kept Yahweh's ways? --
The last words of David --
I would rather fall into God's hands than into human hands --
I will not offer worship that costs me nothing.
Series Title: Old Testament for everyone.
Other Titles: First and Second Samuel for everyone
Responsibility: John Goldingay.
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"Goldingay writes for everyone as a master teacher, pastor, and friend. He makes sense of the strangest parts of the Old Testament and refreshes our understanding of the most familiar material." Read more...

 
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