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Resources on King Saul?

Discussion in 'Baptist Theology & Bible Study' started by PastorSBC1303, Oct 9, 2007.

  1. PastorSBC1303

    PastorSBC1303 Active Member

    Aug 21, 2003
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    I have a college girl in my church that is doing a paper comparing the life and choices of King Saul and King David. She is in need of a good book on the life of King Saul. I do not have one, and was wanting some recommendations to pass along to her.

    Any thoughts? Thanks.
  2. Logos1560

    Logos1560 Active Member
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    Oct 22, 2004
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    I am not aware of any books about the life of King Saul. One place to check may be commentaries on 1 Samuel. Another source might be books about the life of David since their lives were connected for a period of time.

    Charles Swindoll's book A MAN OF PASSION & DESTINY DAVID includes some comments about King Saul.

    Alexander Whyte's BIBLE CHARACTERS FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT AND THE NEW TESTAMENT has a few pages on Saul (pp. 228-234).

    Leon Wood's A SURVEY OF ISRAEL'S HISTORY has a chapter about King Saul. Chapter ten. pp. 237-259.
  3. swaimj

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    Jul 20, 2000
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    A History of Israel by Davis and Whitcomb is a great resource. It is published by Baker. I've had mine a while so I don't know how readily available it is.

    Another is I, II Kings by House in the New American Commentary series.

    Both of these are very readable books.