Samuel and the Deuteronomist

A Literary Study of the Deuteronomic History Part Two: 1 Samuel
Robert Polzin
Distribution: World
Publication date: 10/1/1993
Format: paper 0 pages
6.125 x 9.25
ISBN: 978-0-253-20849-1
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“[Polzin’s] book . . . will profoundly affect biblical scholarship for at least a generation.” —Frank Kermode

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“Literary commentary at its best.” —Adele Berlin

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

1. Hannah and Her Son: A Parable
(1:1-4:1a)

2. Ark in Exile: The Parable Continues
(4:1b-7:17)

3. The Monarchy Begins
(8:1-12:25)

4. Saul Among the Baggage
(13:1-15:35)

5. The Appearance of David
(16:1-19:24)

6. The King’s Fugitive
(20:1-23:28)

7. Providential Delays
(24:1-26:25)

8. Saul and His Sons: The End
(27:1-31:13)

Notes
Subject Index
Scripture Index