Saul, The Tragic King

Saul, The Tragic King

Lecture 9 Of 36

Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
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This Lecture: [1 Samuel] Why is the story of King Saul, who united Israel's twelve tribes, one of the world's great tragedies? Find out in this lecture, which approaches 1 Samuel as a three-act drama recounting Saul's rise to power as Israel's first king - and the path of his tragic, Shakespearean downfall. The Course: Enjoy an intellectual adventure like no other in Reading Biblical Literature: Genesis to Revelation, which offers a book-by-book analysis of the Bible from a literary perspective. Delivered by religion scholar and acclaimed Professor Koester of Luther Seminary, these 36 lectures guide you through ancient stories, empowering you to engage with the books of the Bible as richly meaningful texts. All Lectures: 1. The Bible as Dialogue 2. Creation and Chaos in Genesis 3. Abraham, Sarah, and the Promise 4. Jacob, Joseph, and Reconciliation 5. Moses and the Drama of the Exodus 6. Freedom and Law at Mount Sinai 7. Israel's Wandering in the Wilderness 8. Violence and Kindness in the Promised Land 9. Saul, the Tragic King 10. David and Nation Building 11. Solomon, a Study in Contradictions 12. Psalms: The Bible's Songbook 13. Biblical Wisdom Literature 14. Elijah, the Troubler of Israel 15. Justice and Love in Amos and Hosea 16. Isaiah on Defiant Hope 17. Jeremiah on Anguish and Compassion 18. Babylonian Conquest and Exile 19. Ezekiel on Abandonment and Homecoming 20. Jewish Identity and Rebuilding after Exile 21. Esther, Daniel, and Life under Empire 22. Resistance, Adaptation, and the Maccabees 23. Jesus as Messiah in Mark 24. Mark on the Crucifixion and Resurrection 25. The Dynamics of Forgiveness in Matthew 26. Luke on a World Upside Down 27. John on the Word Made Flesh 28. Self-Giving Love According to John 29. The Early Church in Acts 30. Paul's Calling 31. Paul and the Roman Empire 32. Paul's Letters to a Community in Conflict 33. Freedom and the Law in Paul's Letters 34. Paul on Gender Roles and Slavery 35. Letters for Sojourners 36. Revelation's Vision of New Creation
Publisher: Made available through hoopla
[United States]:, The Great Courses,, 2016
Edition: Unabridged
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Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) :,digital
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Additional Contributors: Koester, Craig R.
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