David’s Last Speech
The king's message to Israel and to his son teach us a great deal today. …
The Altar of David
Chronicles describes again how the Altar of the Temple came into being.
Jews and Beards
Why are beards celebrated in the Bible?…
The Lost Epigraph of the Colosseum
A fascinating discovery allows us a contrast between very different edifices. …
The Levites and the Ark
Why was one tribe charged with carrying the Ark of the Covenant?…
A Lion in Winter
A description of David's warriors.
The Genealogy of Chronicles
The opening of the Book of Chronicles reflects how Jews relate to the larger world.