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The Book of Samuel: Part One, Studies in History, Historiography, Theology, and Poetics Combined
Garsiel, Moshe

Jerusalem: Rubin Mass, 2018 pp. xiii + 561. $45.00

Description: This book provides an interdisciplinary interpretation of David's story and history between 1 Samuel 17 and 2 Samuel 20. Its main thesis is that two scribes composed the book: the first in the early years of King Solomon; the second, in Solomon's last years.

Subjects: Bible, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Historical Books, 1-2 Samuel, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, History of Israel, Literary Approaches, Theological Approaches, Theological Interpretation

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Review by Rachelle Gilmour
Published 4/11/2019
Citation: Rachelle Gilmour, review of Moshe Garsiel, The Book of Samuel: Part One, Studies in History, Historiography, Theology, and Poetics Combined, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2019).


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