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The Books of Samuel by katiebeyer

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									The Books of Samuel
I. The "Book of Samuel" – 1 Sam. 1:1–7:17 A. The Birth and Call of Samuel – 1:1–4:1a B. <The Ark Narratives> - 4:1b–7:2 C. The "Positive Story" about Samuel – 7:3-17 II. The "Book of Saul" – 1 Sam. 8:1–15:34 A. Traditions about the Origin of the Monarchy 1. Negative Story: The People Demand a King and Samuel is Offended – 8:1-22 2. Positive Story: The "Best" Man for the Job – 9:1–10:16 3. Negative Story: The Lottery – 10:17-27a 4. Positive Story: The Defeat of Nahash and the Ammonites – 10:27b–11:15 5. Negative Story: Samuel's (Sorta) Farewell Speech – 12:1-25 B. The Saulide Monarchy – 13:1–15:35 1. Regnal Notice – 13:1 2. The War with the Philistines – 13:2–14:46 3. Concluding Regnal Notice – 14:47-52 4. The War with the Amalekites and Samuel's Deception (?) – 15:1-35 III. The Rise of David – 1 Sam. 16:1–2 Sam. 5:16 A. Traditions about the Introduction of David – 16:1–17:58 B. The Rise of David and the Decline of Saul – 18:1–31:13 1. The Charisma of David and the Madness of Saul – 18:1–20:42 2. The "Dark Side" of David – 21:1–23:29 3. David Saves Saul's Life – 24:1-22 4. David Gets a Wife and a Windfall – 25:1-44 5. David Saves Saul's Life (Again) – 26:1-25 6. The "Dark Side of David (Again) – 27:1–28:2 7. The Madness of Saul (Again) – 28:3-25 8. The "Valor" of David and the Death of Saul – 29:1–31:13 C. The Monarchy of David – 2 Sam. 1:1–5:16 1. David "Avenges" the Death of Saul and Sings a Song – 1:1-27 2. David Anointed King in Judah – 2:1-7 3. Dealing with the Descendants of Saul – 2:8–4:12 4. David, King of All Israel and Jerusalem– 5:1-16 IV. The Establishment of David – 2 Sam. 5:17–8:18 A. The Philistines Dealt With – 5:17-25 B. Jerusalem, the Center of Politics and Religion – 6:1-23 C. The Davidic/Jerusalemite Covenant – 7:1-29 D. The Philistines Dealt With (Again) – 8:1-18 V. "The Court History of David" – 2 Sam. 9:1–20:22 A. Sex, Lies, and Murder Most Foul – 9:1–12:31 B. The Revolt of Absalom – 13:1–20:26 VI. Miscellaneous Texts – 21:1–24:25


								
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