Category Archives: 2 Samuel

The Habitation Made Desolate

I wrote a reflection on Acts 1:15-26 over on the Political Theology blog. Within it I discuss some of the significance that the biblical accounts of the suicide of Judas should have for our political theology: The gory manner of … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Kings, 2 Samuel, Acts, Bible, Guest Post, NT, NT Theology, OT, Politics, Theological | 1 Comment

The Politics of the Death of the Nation’s Beloved

My latest post over at Political Theology Today has just been published. This week, I am reflecting on 2 Samuel 1, and David’s lament over the deaths of Saul and Jonathan. David and Solomon are the archetypal kings, not on … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, Guest Post, OT, OT Theology, Politics, Song of Solomon, Theological | Leave a comment

Stabbings in the Bible

I have long been fascinated with biblical accounts of stabbing. As a young child, my two favourite Old Testament stories were 1 Samuel 5 (Dagon and the Ark of the Covenant) and Judges 3:12-30 (Ehud’s stabbing of King Eglon). Somewhat … Continue reading

Posted in 2 Samuel, Bible, Judges, OT, The Blogosphere | 3 Comments