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  • A Voyage towards something better

    September 2013

    Can you think of one or two people who have been, or who still are, utterly special and dear to you?  I am reminded of a mother who described how she felt at the birth of her long awaited child; she held the baby in her arms and from the depths of her heart she said, ‘I would give my life for you.’  When I was growing up in the country, men did not talk much about their feelings; my father came home from the fair where he met a friend whose wife had died some months before; he said to my father, ‘I’m all broken up since herself passed away.’  Love songs in every generation remind us of the overwhelming experience of loving and being deeply loved, ‘It was not her beauty alone that won me; oh no, ‘twas the truth in her eyes ever dawning...’

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  • Deuteronomistic History – Samuel and Kings, taught by Jessie Rogers.
     
    Essay Questions

    1.       Write a review of: Brueggemann,  W.  David’s Truth in Israel’s Imagination and Memory (2nd Ed, Minneapolis: Fortress 2002).

    2.       How does the Deuteronomistic historian evaluate Solomon’s reign?

    3.       Describe and explain the prominent place given to Josiah in the books of Kings.

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  • Student Assessment: the Writing of Essays

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