The Historical David
The Life of an Invented Hero and Israel's Messianic King
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||HarperCollins Publishers|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $26.99|
| Book Description: |
Joel Baden, a leading expert on the Old Testament, offers a controversial look at the history of King David, the founder of the nation of Israel whose bloodline leads to Jesus, challenging prevailing popular beliefs about his legend in The Historical David.
Baden makes clear that the biblical account of David is an attempt to shape the events of his life politically and theologically. Going beyond the biblical bias, he explores the events that lie behind the David story,...