Ancient History, History

The Book of Ruth

Those who know me also know about my on-again-off-again obsession with writing a book about David and the rise of Israel during the twilight of the Late Bronze Age and the birth of the Early Iron Age. One day, I will find the time and energy to write that book; but in the meantime, where… Continue reading The Book of Ruth

Ancient History, History, King of Hopelessness: A Study of Ruth

King of Hopelessness pt 17, Conclusion

I won't belabor the points made in the rest of the series, but I felt it was necessary to provide some concluding thoughts on the book of Ruth. First of all, the book is primarily a book explaining the rise of the House of David. It develops the preeminence of the clan in Judah which… Continue reading King of Hopelessness pt 17, Conclusion