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Unformatted text preview: Biblical Studies February 27, 2007 Unit 4: Life, Death, Renewal in the Promise Land: 1 & 2 Kings=Decline (After David) 1 King = Solomon 2 King= Collapse on N. Kingdom to Assyria Covenant = 4 th Covenant with David. Davidic dynasty, monarchy everlasting. Idea develops: during 6 th century before Jesus: a new David is going to come, son of David. Covenant with David resumed. To restore monarchy. Jesus executed as revolutionary king. “King of Jews” Unit 4: E, F, G 1 / 2 Samuel –Continues message of Judges, more Sagas…in these books, loose tribal confederation becomes united kingdom under single monarchy. Saul and David set up makeshift throne, and 2 judges who become king. What’s going on in the ancient world at this time? (Trojan War, Eliad) *homogeneous warrior society. Samuel and Saul=1 st Samuel, stories of David 1 Samuel and 2 Samuel end in beginning of 1 st Kings....
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course THEOL 100 taught by Professor Lindquist during the Spring '07 term at San Diego.
- Spring '07