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By David Wolpe

Of the entire figures within the Bible, David arguably could be the so much puzzling and enigmatic. He was once many stuff: a warrior who subdued Goliath and the Philistines; a king who united a country; a poet who created attractive, delicate verse; a devoted servant of God who proposed the nice Temple and based the Messianic line; a schemer, deceiver, and adulterer who freely indulged his very human appetites.
David Wolpe, whom Newsweek referred to as “the such a lot influential rabbi in America,” takes a clean examine biblical David in an try to locate coherence in his probably contradictory activities and impulses. the writer questions why David holds such an exalted position in background and legend, after which proceeds to solve his complicated personality in accordance with info present in the ebook of Samuel and later literature. What emerges is an engaging portrait of an excellent man or woman who, regardless of his many flaws, was once actually liked by means of God.

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