Essays Tagged: "1 samuel"

The qualities of Beowulf

difference, act as role models, and lead others with the utmost of perseverance. Homer's Iliad and 1 Samuel illustrate characteristics of the heroes of their time. Not only do you as a reader see the ... nd all who set foot on the battleground. It is their determination and their will to go on. In book 12 of the Iliad, Sarpedon explains the honor code to Glaucus in vivid detail:"Ah, my friend, if you ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Crazy Saul? This looks at the biblical character Saul from 1 Samuel and questions his sanity throughout the text.

In 1 Samuel, Saul truly is one of the most complex characters. Chapter 8 seems to hint at the ultimate ... the tribe of Benjamin. This was a far cry from the person he was later in his kingship. In chapter 15 he would directly disobey God in bringing home the king of the Amalekites as a trophy when implic ... uation developing in Jabesh. It was apparent that some still did not accept Saul as king in chapter 11 verses 4-5 when he has to learn about the situation by asking a couple of messengers why they wer ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"Macbeth" Test; Shakespeare

Macbeth Test1.) Samuel Johnson wrote, "... though the courage of Macbeth preserves some esteem, yet every reader ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Michelangelo's "David" - with works cited

The time period is 1025 Before Christ (B.C.) and the Philistine army has invaded Israel to overtake the country and mak ... Philistine army has invaded Israel to overtake the country and make slaves of the Israeli people. (1 Samuel) One Philistine soldier makes an arrogant challenge to any one of the Israeli people willin ... the Philistine champion, stands ready to take on any challenger. His armor and weaponry weigh over 150 pounds. Goliath's armored coat alone weighs 125 pounds. The formidable foe seems impossible to b ...

(5 pages) 80 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others.

"Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others" (1 Peter 4:10 NIV). I believe that this is true because by serving others we serve God. This verse co ... say that it is by using our God-given gift that we exercise guardianship over it. Also, if we don’t use the gifts that we are given, they could be taken away from us. Another reason why we shoul ... d follow. Firstly, I will talk about why serving others, serves God, and why we should serve God.In 1 Samuel 12:20 it says, “Serve the Lord with all your heart (NIV).” So we should serve God ...

(3 pages) 1959 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Davidic Monarchy: What does it mean to us?

5� The Davidic Monarchy: What does it mean to us?History and Literature of Ancient IsraelHIS 111-CD21Katrina KrallProfessor RagsdaleSeptember 24, 2006�According to author Ray C. Stedman ... …God exalted him and made him King over Israel, a man of extraordinary wealth and power" (p. 164). Although it would be many years before David could physically take the throne, he would eventu ...

(8 pages) 23 0 4.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Analysis of 1 samuel 1:28

The passage I selected, 1 Samuel 1:28, tells the story of the birth of Samuel and begins with a story about Samuel's mother, ... tory of the Israelites' move from the judges' leadership to the establishment of a kingship. 1 Samuel is presented in the form of a narrative account of the life and contributions of Samuel. Li ... g took place in several stages over a considerable period of time.Scholars also believe the text of 1 Samuel and 2 Samuel were originally one manuscript. These scholars believe the book of Samuel was ...

(6 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Old Testament

The story of 1 Samuel has a very interesting beginning. It speaks about a man named Elkanah and his two wives Han ... e fit into this situation and in most cases we probably weren't being true to ourselves.Works Cited 1- Alter, Robert. The David Story. New York: W. W. Norton & Compan

(2 pages) 526 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Sam Houston before 1830

" I have no hope for Sam, he is too wild."1 Samuel Houston and Elizabeth Paxton of Virginia gave birth to their 5th of nine children, ... irginia gave birth to their 5th of nine children, a son bearing his fathers name "Sam", on March 2, 1793. Samuel Houston was a militia captain. While fulfilling his military duties as a militia inspec ... While fulfilling his military duties as a militia inspector, he died unexpectedly in the spring of 1807. Sam was only 13 when his father died. Young Sam Houston had a passion for literature, and it w ...

(11 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Leadership Style of King David

Leadership 1 Essay 1 Take one leader in the Bible, other than Jesus, and evaluate his or her leadership style f ... could easily be used to describe the time covered by the early years of King David as described in 1 Samuel chapter 16 to 2 Samuel chapter 5, and 1 Chronicles chapter 11. This was the beginning of a ... group made of societies outcasts into a team. From this team some of these "discontented debtors" (1 Samuel 22:2) would forever be known among "David's mighty men" (2 Samuel 23:8 - 39).Dumbrell (2002 ...

(13 pages) 47 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity