Learn how various literary, historical, and theological issues shape 1 & 2 Kings with Dr. David Lamb. Uncover the key themes of spiritual truth, obedience, idolatry, God’s promises, and prayer. David Lamb examines the structure of 1 & 2 Kings in its literary setting, explaining how the book was written and organized into the annals of the kings and the narratives of specific prophets. He discusses and helps unravel challenging historical issues that confront readers along with difficult questions of chronology in relation to other nation. He provides an analysis of the essential theological themes that are repeated throughout 1 & 2 Kings and provides a general overview of their contents.
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Dr. David Lamb is associate professor of Old Testament at Biblical Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He has been teaching Old Testament at Biblical Seminary since 2006, and has been blogging (www.davidtlamb.com) since the spring of 2011. His dissertation, Righteous Jehu and His Evil Heirs, was published in 2007 (Oxford) and his book God Behaving Badly: Is the God of the Old Testament Angry, Sexist and Racist? was published in 2011 (InterVarsity Press).