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King Saul: The True History of the First Messiah

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Paperback almost as new, spine unbroken, clean and bright within.

A thorough re-examination of the First Book of Samuel and its treatment of Saul, showing that Saul's central role in the development of the kingdom of Israel has been misunderstood by generations of scholars. Spurred on by a childhood fascination with the Tanakh, which brought to his attention the discrepancy between the English rendering of Samuel 21:19 and the original Hebrew, Green builds upon recent research to show that later authors revised 1 Samuel with the specific intention of defaming Saul. In the process, these revisionist authors glorified the character of David, and have significantly distorted the true nature of events. Green systematically works through the Biblical text, highlighting its illogical chronology, and drawing attention to apocryphal incidents, before reconstructing a more plausible sequence for the story. Both a fresh analysis of a maligned figure and a comprehensive guide to the First Book of Samuel, Green's interpretation returns Saul to his rightful place as the first "Lord's Anointed", true King and one genuine messiah of all Israel.

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Author(s):
Green, Adam
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16.2 x 1.6 x 23.5 cm
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0718830741
ISBN-13:
9780718830748
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
Lutterworth
Title:
King Saul: The True History of the First Messiah

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Paperback almost as new, spine unbroken, clean and bright within.

A thorough re-examination of the First Book of Samuel and its treatment of Saul, showing that Saul's central role in the development of the kingdom of Israel has been misunderstood by generations of scholars. Spurred on by a childhood fascination with the Tanakh, which brought to his attention the discrepancy between the English rendering of Samuel 21:19 and the original Hebrew, Green builds upon recent research to show that later authors revised 1 Samuel with the specific intention of defaming Saul. In the process, these revisionist authors glorified the character of David, and have significantly distorted the true nature of events. Green systematically works through the Biblical text, highlighting its illogical chronology, and drawing attention to apocryphal incidents, before reconstructing a more plausible sequence for the story. Both a fresh analysis of a maligned figure and a comprehensive guide to the First Book of Samuel, Green's interpretation returns Saul to his rightful place as the first "Lord's Anointed", true King and one genuine messiah of all Israel.

Author(s):
Green, Adam
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16.2 x 1.6 x 23.5 cm
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0718830741
ISBN-13:
9780718830748
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
Lutterworth
Title:
King Saul: The True History of the First Messiah

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