The History Of The Land Of Israel Podcast.

36 - Were The Israelites Really Ruled By Judges?

January 27, 2024 Shaiel Ben-Ephraim Season 1 Episode 36
36 - Were The Israelites Really Ruled By Judges?
The History Of The Land Of Israel Podcast.
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The History Of The Land Of Israel Podcast.
36 - Were The Israelites Really Ruled By Judges?
Jan 27, 2024 Season 1 Episode 36
Shaiel Ben-Ephraim

The books of Judges and Samuel in the Tanakh present an anti-monarchical ideology. But the stories of early Israelite leaders like Gideon, Jepetah, and Abimelech have elements of kingship. How historically factual are these stories, and what can we learn about early Israelite society and politics from them? 

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The books of Judges and Samuel in the Tanakh present an anti-monarchical ideology. But the stories of early Israelite leaders like Gideon, Jepetah, and Abimelech have elements of kingship. How historically factual are these stories, and what can we learn about early Israelite society and politics from them? 

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