BACK TO THE PROPHETS: II SAMUEL WITH KEN COHEN
King David’s dreams and promise are on the verge of collapse. Having consolidated his united kingdom, he has established a Davidic Empire. Tragically, he is betrayed or deserted by many of those closest to him. Ultimately, his own beloved son, Avshalom, leads a violent rebellion that has David running for his life from Jerusalem. In this in-depth exploration of II Samuel, we will uncover the religious, historic and cultural messages of the author. Bring a Jewish Bible to class. Co-sponsor: CCJDS.
Thursdays, September 28 – December 21.