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Westminster Bible Companion: First and Second Samuel
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Westminster Bible Companion: First and Second Samuel

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Westminster John Knox 1999

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$17.99

Overview

The power of story as God's Word to the community of faith is never more clear than in the books of Samuel. Emotion, drama, complexity of character, and mystery fill the pages of these two biblical books. Eugene Peterson's commentary emphasizes the resonance and interplay between these stories of kings and prophets and the social and cultural issues that concern us today.

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Key Features

  • Explores the emotion, drama, complexity of character, and mystery found in the books of Samuel
  • Emphasizes the resonance and interplay between these stories of kings and prophets
  • Connects the historical books with the social and cultural issues that concern us today

Contents

  • Barren Hannah
  • Praying Hannah
  • Mother Hannah
  • Blessed Hannah
  • Samuel Grows Up
  • The Ark of God
  • Samuel Leads Israel
  • Samuel Establishes Saul as King
  • King Saul Fights the Philistines
  • Saul Fights the Amalekites
  • David Anointed King
  • David Joins Saul’s Court
  • Saul Turns against David
  • David’s Wilderness Years
  • The End of Saul
  • David Made King over Judah
  • David’s Civil War
  • David Consolidates Israel and Judah
  • David’s Sin with Bathsheba and Uriah
  • David’s Troubles with Sons and Others
  • David in Retrospect

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About Eugene H. Peterson

Eugene H. Peterson is Emeritus Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia. He is the author of many best-selling books.

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