David and Bathsheba: Through Nathan's Eyes

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Paulist Press, 2007 - Fiction - 113 pages
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David and Bathsheba" is primarily a personal, fictional view of what may have occurred in the exchange between the prophet Nathan and David. While the biblical narration of this incident is short and concise, the author attempts to delve deeper into the prophets story.
 

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Contents

The Death of the Baby
1
The Temptation of David
9
The Ridding of Uriah
12
Nathan Summoned by God
18
The Parable
23
Nathan Confronts David
28
The Sword Shall Never Depart from Your House
38
A Psalm of Contrition
49
The Ark of God Stays in a Tent
55
When God Had Come to Nathan
60
David Seeks Gods Test
64
Through Nathans Eyes
68
ADDITIONAL SOURCES REFLECTING ON THE LIFE OF DAVID IN THE TRADITIONS OF JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY
75
Glossary
108
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Joel Cohen teaches criminal defense and legal ethics at Fordham Law School.

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