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Na’amen-the palace library as source for David’s story

I have read some books about King David.  Some of them treat him as an elusive historical figure.  Some treat him more as a literary invention. This has caused me to focus on the question of where the composers of … Continue reading

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Stephen L. Cook-the Micah circle

According to Cook in his The Social Roots of Biblical Yahwism, the prophet Micah represents the Sinai theology.  But it is complicated in that there are some texts in Micah that reflect an appreciation for Zion theology. The eighth-century prophet … Continue reading

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