By William M. Schniedewind
Within the moment ebook of Samuel, the prophet Nathan tells King David that God will supply to him and his descendants a very good and eternal nation. during this learn Schniedewind seems to be at how this dynastic Promise has been understood and transmitted from the time of its first visual appeal on the inception of the Hebrew monarchy till the sunrise of Christianity. He indicates intimately how, over the centuries, the Promise grew in value and status. One degree of this starting to be value used to be the Promise's skill to coax new readers into clean interpretations.