The Altar of David
Chronicles describes again how the Altar of the Temple came into being.
The Altar of Jerusalem and the Future Temple
The conclusion of Samuel teaches us an enormous amount about the meaning of Jerusalem.
David, Statesmanship, and Song
Why is David known as "the sweet singer of Israel?"…
The Wise Woman of the North
Who is the woman who negotiates with Yoav and saves a city?…
David, Lincoln, and Humility
Abraham Lincoln studied David's decisions—and they inspired one of his most famous speeches.
What Image Hangs in the Hermitage?
A Rembrandt has been interpreted as depicting two very different stories from Samuel.
A small empty space in a text—and an artistic depiction of David—tell us an enormous…
Why was David not allowed to build the Temple?…
Eilat Mazar and the Palace of David
A study of David's city reflects the political and spiritual uniqueness of his vision. …
Civil War, Jewish Unity, and the Vision of Jerusalem
David's conquest of Jerusalem reflects the quest for Jewish unity in ancient Israel and today.