The Book of Judges
Lecture no. 11 from the course: Understanding the Old Testament
Taught by Professor Robert D. Miller II | 27 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Follow the unfolding narrative of Judges, as the leaders sent to free the Israelites themselves fall from virtue. Study the stories of Gideon and his son, Abimelech, and note archaeological discoveries that show amazing similarities to the biblical story. Conclude with the trials of Jephthah and Samson, and the tragic conclusion of Judges, as Israel descends into immorality and violence.