David's Secret Demons by Baruch Halpern
Messiah, Murderer, Traitor, King (Bible in Its World) [Hardcover]

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The Surprising David: David's History in the Books of Samuel; Dating 2 Samuel; King Daivd, Serial Killer; How to Take Up What Kings Set Down; Reading David's Conquests; Settling the Philistine Question of 2 Samual 8:1; The Conquest of Moab, 2 Samuel 8:3 and the History of the Ninth Century; David in the North and in Transjordan: 2 Samuel 8:3-11; The Date and Reception of 2 Samuel 8; 2 Samuel 8 and the Historicity of the Davidic State; The Relative Chronology of David's Reigh; Goegraphy of the Davidic State. The Life of David: David's Youth; David and Saul; On the Hot Seat in Hebron; Rising over Zion; Brining Home the Ark; David's Wars; Absolom's Gift; The Aftermath of Absolom's Revolt. The Archaeology of David's Reigh.

About Baruch Halpern

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Halpern holds the Chaiken Family Chair in Jewish Studies and is professor of ancient history, classics and ancient Mediterranean studies, and religious studies at Pennsylvania State University.
Published April 1, 2001 by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company.
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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In a dazzling display of erudition, Halpern, chairman of Jewish studies at Pennsylvania State University, dissects the story of David with sparkling, witty prose, using historical, textual, psychological and archaeological analysis.

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In David's Secret Demons: Messiah, Murderer, Traitor, King, Baruch Halpern introduces King David, transforming the shepherd of Sunday School, sermons, and cinema.

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