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Bible portrait of 1 Bad King

Anthony Phillips finds this study of an Old Testament writer’s literary skill masterful

Jeroboam’s Royal Drama
Keith Bodner

Oxford University Press £14.99
(978-0-19-960188-2)
Church Times Bookshop £13.50

THE Hebrew Scriptures contain some of the finest literature in the ancient world, both in prose and poetry. Yet these narratives and poems are far too little known, perhaps because they are regarded as the property of faith communi­ties. Further, their study has ...

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