Nov. 16: A 5 page essay due on a text or theme in the court history of David. Nov. 16: No Class Nov. 17-25: Thanksgiving Break IX. Nov. 26, 28, 30: The Split Between the Kingdoms and The Rise of Prophecy Goals:
1. To explore the schism between northern and southern Israel.
2. To explore the nature of the Jeroboam cult in the light of our reading of Ex 32.
3. To study the rise of the prophetic movement in Israel with special attention to the cycle of stories about Elijah and Elisha.