This seminar focuses on the theology of selected key texts from Old Testament books that ground the Judaeo-Christian life orientation. Samuel-Kings Succession Narrative
This course deals with the stories regarding the succession to the throne of David. The students will be introduced to the art and techniques of biblical narrative. While not ignoring the historical development of the text, the focus of the study will be primarily on the final text. Translation and grammatical analysis of the Hebrew text of 2 Sm 9 20; 1 Kgs 1 2 as well as a research paper will be required for the course.