With the support of the Philistines, David turns his bandit gang
into a disciplined mercenary force. After Saul's death fighting
David's patrons in battle at Mt Gilboa, David is made king of the
southern tribes, but not the northern.
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! Visit my website www.historyinthebible.com for extensive maps, charts, and diagrams.