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Title:
David : biblical portraits of power
Author:
Steussy, Marti J., 1955-
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Publication Information:
Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
viii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
pt. 1. The issues -- ch. 1. An invitation -- ch. 2. Looking for David -- pt. 2. The power of kings and God: David in the primary history -- ch. 3. Samuel's David: prelude -- ch. 4. Samuel's David as innocent and attractive hero -- ch. 5. Troubling details: reading David's heart -- ch. 6. Troubling details: David's words and deeds -- ch. 7. Saul, David, and God -- ch. 8. David's legacy -- pt. 3. The power of a congregation: David in Chronicles -- ch. 9. Chronicles: an overview -- ch. 10. David's deeds in Chronicles -- ch. 11. David's message to Yehud -- pt. 4. The power of prayer: David in the Book of Psalms -- ch. 12. The Psalter: an overview -- ch. 13. Psalms speaking about David -- ch. 14. The Psalms of David -- ch. 15. David and the Book of Psalms -- pt. 5. Reflections -- ch. 16. David: a synthesis.
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ISBN:
9781570032509
Format :
Book