Unformatted text preview: Solomon’s enthronement. It involved David’s treatment of Mephibosheth, the Bathsheba affair, Amnon’s rape of Tama, Absalon’s rebellion against David, Sheba’s Rebellion, and the transition to Solomon’s rule. The purpose was a political defense of Solomon’s rise by blaming bloody purge on David, which eliminated the older brothers, “Yahweh loved him”....
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- Spring '09
- Solomon, Books of Kings, Throne Succession Narrative., Leverette Mr. Irvin