Real Bible Studies: Kings & Chronicles 

Nowhere is the piecemeal nature of the Bible more evident than in the books detailing the kings of Israel and Judah from the time of David's ascension to the time Babylon sacks Jerusalem and burns the temple. Kings and Chronicles are each broken up into two books, but according to sources, in the Hebrew Bible, … Continue reading Real Bible Studies: Kings & Chronicles 

Real Bible Studies: The Book of Ruth

The book of Ruth presents us with the charming story of a dedicated daughter-in-law, which contains a serious message about a horrible practice in ancient Israel. Some of the commentary I've read suggests Ruth was written in the Second Temple period when Israelite men were being pressured by the authorities returning from exile in Babylon … Continue reading Real Bible Studies: The Book of Ruth