The Wages of Sin: A Reappraisal of the 'Succession Narrative'
by Gillian Keys
Gillian Keys examines the “succession narrative,” a long-held literary and theological viewpoint on the life of David. She gives an in-depth introduction to the concept and its key twentieth-century thinkers. Keys then brings the different views into dialogue, along with her own theories. Giving careful attention to the key passages in 1 Kings and 2 Samuel, she presents a readable analysis of the succession narrative and David’s reign.
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- Preface by the author
- Indexes and bibliographies to guide research
- Notes and cross-references
- Title: The Wages of Sin: A Reappraisal of the 'Succession Narrative'
- Author: Gillian Keys
- Publisher: Sheffield Academic
- Publication Date: 1996
- Pages: 235
About Gillian Keys
Gillian Keys, PhD, lives in Ireland.