(Text as at 12/08/2007 10:17:46)
The history of Israel under the judges appears to contain legendary elements (eg. much of the Samson narratives), but the history of the struggles against the Philistines seems to be based on fact. The theological interpretation of events in the Book of Judges (ie. the association of ill-fortune with a "turning away from the Lord") may be seen either as a simple fact or as a naive system of rewards morality that elements of the later prophetic tradition sought to correct.
|Note last updated||Reference for this Topic||Parent Topic|
|12/08/2007 10:17:46||471 (Problems - Judges)||Problems - Christianity Historical|
|Problems - Christianity Historical|
To access information, click on one of the links in the table above.
|© Theo Todman, June 2007 - November 2017.||Please address any comments on this page to email@example.com.||File output: |
Website Maintenance Dashboard
|Return to Top of this Page||Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page||Return to Theo Todman's Home Page|