May 2, 2014 1:00 PM

Voices of Faith | On Bathsheba and Beersheba

Herbert Mandl, rabbi emeritus and Rockhurst professor: King David is one of the most fascinating personalities in the entire Bible. He is revered in both Judaism and Christianity. In the Jewish tradition the Messiah is seen as a descendant of King David. Furthermore, King David is idealized in the Jewish tradition because of his authorship of the Book of Psalms, which is traditionally ascribed to him.

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