This little book on 2 Samuel by the Rev. T. Boston Johnstone was part of a series written in the 19th Century to prepare students for entrance examinations to the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. It includes a series of sample questions at the end of each section.
My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this volume available for digitisation.
Carl Friedrich Keil and Franz Delitzsch were 19th Century German Lutheran theologians. Their commentaries are conservative and express their conviction of the divine authority and inspiration of the whole Old Testament. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this book available for digitisation. This title is in the public domain.
This is a detailed study of the life and times of the prophet Samuel. I picked this copy up at Book Aid whilst assisting with the reorganisation of the bookshop and noticed that it had previously been part of Professor Donald J. Wiseman’s library. This title is in the public domain.
The Completeness of this quiet Revolution by Samuel
Literary Relationship of 1 Samuel to the earlier Books
There are certain conspicuous personalities in the history of the Kingdom of God in the Old Testament, men whose lives form epochs in the opening up of His ways to His people. Moses is immeasurably the grandest of these. Probably the next to him is Samuel ; and just as we understand Samuel, his character, his position, his offices, and his work, or fail to understand him, we shall succeed in understanding, or shall fail to understand, very much of Jehovah’s dealings with Israel. There is one very marked resemblance between Moses and Samuel-both exercised the three great functions in the Hebrew Commonwealth, those of prophet, priest, and supreme ruler, combining in their own persons three offices which in ordinary circumstances were jealously kept separate.
It is matter of deep and unfeigned regret to me that the scholars who form what is commonly known as the Critical School….