Hw 7 - As for 1 Samuel 9:1-10:8 the monarchy was Yahweh’s idea the spirit of Yahweh existed in the king Saul as a tragic figure is seen as being

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Leverette 1 Lacey Leverette Mr. Irvin Religion 1004-001 10 March 2011 State (2-3 sentences) the main differences between the two views of monarchy in 1 Samuel 8 and 9:1-10:8. Then, in a second short paragraph (2-3 sentences), discuss Saul as a tragic figure. What is the essential reason for his downfall, and does he deserve his fate? The main differences between the two views of monarchy in 1 Samuel 8 and 9:1-10:8 is that in 1 Samuel 8 monarchy was the people’s idea; there was a rejection of Yahweh as king.
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Unformatted text preview: As for 1 Samuel 9:1-10:8 the monarchy was Yahweh’s idea; the spirit of Yahweh existed in the king. Saul as a tragic figure is seen as being forsaken by God and fated to ruin. His sins were not serious but they led to plenty of room for error because Yahweh will tolerate but not support monarchy; deals with small mistakes ....
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