Berit Olam Paperback

2 Samuel

by Craig E. Morrison, Stephen Pisano

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Berit Olam

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King David ranks among the most intriguing persons in the Hebrew Bible. The Second Book of Samuel tells the story of David's kingship-his public successes and his private foibles. The narrator's rehearsal of this story, as questioning as it is vivid, glimpses the secrets of David's heart. In this commentary, Craig E. Morrison focuses on the aesthetics of the "art of the telling": how does the narrator succeed in breathing life into his portrait of David? How does he draw the reader into his story? This commentary is intended to accompany the reader's encounter with this ancient masterpiece so that one might cheer with David as he dances before the ark of God and weep with him as he grieves the death of his rebel son Absalom. Morrison's careful reading of 2 Samuel brings the reader face-to-face with David, whose multifaceted character eludes facile labels.

Berit Olam by Craig E. Morrison; Stephen Pisano was published by Liturgical Press in August 2011 and is our 66873rd best seller. The ISBN for Berit Olam is 9780814650431.

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Details for Berit Olam

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherLiturgical Press (August 2011)
Number of Pages344
Thickness27 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4260895
Page last updated 1st October 2018
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