This chapter provides an introduction to 1 Samuel and 2 Samuel. Introductory matters addressed include the canonical importance, literary strategy, literary connections to Judges, and structure of the books.
This article answers the question more often raised in the homosexual debate: were David and Jonathan lovers? What is the most faithful way to understand their close relationship described in 1 Samuel?
This paper considers the theological significance of the transfer of power from King Saul to David as depicted in 1 Samuel 16:13-14. The focus is on the movement of the Spirit of God from Saul to David.