Samuel manufactures reasons to condemn King Saul, and supplant
him with David. Our two great sources, the Septuagint and the
Masoretic text, have very different versions of David's complicated
About the Podcast
An Everyperson's guide to a 150 years of research into the history presented in the Bible, for people of all faiths and backgrounds. I explore the religion of ancient Israel, the beginnings of Christianity, then finally the evolution of the heirs of Abraham to the year 200. I discuss every single book in every Bible (there are more than you think!). Lightly garnished with a dash of drollery, a soupcon of scrutiny, and not one ounce of objectivity. Not one ounce!