Nations Under God: A Commentary on the Book of 1 Kings
Rice's commentary on I Kings is part of the International Theological Commentary which has as its goal bringing the Old Testament alive in the worldwide church and moving beyond the usual critical-historical approach to the Bible. It is particularly sensitive to issues of special concern to those who live outside the "Christian" West.
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THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NORTHERN KINGDOM 1211420
FROM THE DEATH OF SOLOMON TO THE BEGINNING OF THE REIGN OF AHAB 14211628
THE REIGN OF ARAB AND THE PROPHETIC OPPOSITION 16292240
Abijam Adonijah Ahab Ahab's Ahijah altar Amos anointing Aphek Asherah authority Baal Baal prophets Bathsheba behavior Ben-hadad Bible biblical world building Canaanite religion Carmel chariot commandments concern context covenant curse David death Deut Deuteronomistic history divine drought dynasty Egypt Elijah Elisha En-rogel evil exile Exod Ezek forced labor four hundred prophets fulfillment Gibeon God's presence heart Hebrew high places Hiram Horeb identified inner sanctuary Israel Israelite Jehoshaphat Jeroboam Jerusalem Jezebel Jezreel Joab Josh Judah Judahite judgment king kingship LORD LORD'S Matt Micaiah Naboth's narrator Nathan northern kingdom northern tribes oath Obadiah obedience old prophet Omri palace passage pillars political prayer priests promise prophecy queen Ramoth-gilead Red Sea Rehoboam responsible royal Samaria servant Sheba Shechem Shimei Shishak Solomon Solomon's reign stone story successor Syrians temple THEOLOGICAL REFLECTIONS throne verses victory wisdom word worship Zadok Zarephath