Tag Archives: David Noel Freedman

Sparks and the age of the Song of Deborah

Beginning in April of 2005 I blogged for several weeks about Kenton Sparks’ book, God’s Word in Human Words. Sparks has now made available on the Internet his paper “Religion, Identity and the Origins of Ancient Israel”, which was originally … Continue reading

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More on David

I wrapped up my consideration of Joel Baden’s The Historical David.  But I am still thinking about David’s career.  One way of thinking about David is that the Bible uses him as a bad example and as part of the … Continue reading

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Cook-taking advantage

As I continue with Stephen Cook’s Reading Deuteronomy, I hate to repeat that I am not convinced of the hidden symmetry of the law code part of Deuteronomy and the Ten Commandments that Cook sees.  But since that is the … Continue reading

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