1 Samuel / Antony F. Campbell.Material type: TextSeries: Forms of the Old Testament literature: v. 7.Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans, ©2003Description: xviii, 350 pages ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0802860796; 9780802860798Other title: First SamuelSubject(s): Bible. Samuel, 1st -- Commentaries | Bible. Samuel, 1st -- Criticism, Form | Bible. Old Testament. Samuel, 1st -- Commentaries | Bible. Old Testament. Samuel, 1st -- Criticism, Form | Bible. A.T. Samuel, 1er -- Commentaires | Bible. A.T. Samuel, 1er -- Critique de la forme | Bible. Samuel, 1st | Bibel Samuel 1 | Bible. Samuel, 1st -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | 11.41 study and interpretation of the Old Testament | Kommentar | I Samuël (bijbelboek) | Literaire structuur | Vormkritiek | Bíblia (comentários) | Antigo testamentoGenre/Form: Commentaries. | Criticism, interpretation, etc. LOC classification: BS1325.53Other classification: 11.41 | BC 6660 | 222.43
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The overall shape and scope of 1-2 Samuel -- The arrival of Samuel on the national scene (1 Sam 1--3) -- The departure of the ark from the national scene (1 Sam 4--6) -- The emergence of the monarchy: the arrival of Saul and the new institution of monarchy (1 Sam 7--12) -- The emergence of the monarchy: the dismissal of Saul and the beginning of David's arrival (1 Sam 13:1--16:13) -- David's emergence in Israel (1 Sam 16:14--18:16) -- Veiled conflict at the court (1 Sam 18:17--21:1) -- Open rupture between David and Saul (1 Sam 21:2--27:12) -- The ultimate failure of Saul (1 Sam 28--31) -- Diachronic dimension: from past texts to present text.
Antony Campbell's analysis of 1 Samuel highlights both the literary development of the text itself and its meanings for its audience. A student of the Hebrew scriptures and their ancient context, Campbell shows modern readers the process of editing and reworking that shaped 1 Samuel's first form. As Campbell's study reveals, the tensions and contradictions that exist in the present text reflect a massive change in the way of life of ancient Israel. Samuel, the first prophet, here emerges to preside over the rise of Saul, Israel's first king, to be the agent of Saul's rejection, and to anoint David as Israel's next king and the first established head of a royal dynasty. The book of 1 Samuel captures the work of God within the interplay of sociopolitical forces, and Campbell fruitfully explores the text both as a repository of traditions of great significance for Israel and as a paradigm of Israel's use of narrative for theological expression. Link to source of summary