TanakhCast #66: The Spolia Opima Edition

single-combatIn this week’s episode: Samuel 16-19.

We continue in the Book of Samuel with an examination of the age-old tradition of single combat.

And ICYMI, Malcolm Gladwell’s New Yorker piece on David and Goliath.

 

TanakhCast #65: The All Apologies Edition

Sad-Puppy-Face-PictureIn this week’s episode: Samuel 12-15.

We continue in the Book of Samuel with an examination of royal missteps and political apologies.

And ICYMI, here’s Jack Marshall’s hierarchy of political apologies.

 

TanakhCast #64: The Squat, Pear Shaped and Balding Edition

guardianIn this week’s episode: Samuel 8-11.

We continue in the Book of Samuel with an examination of what makes a leader then and now.

And ICYMI…

Here’s one of Green Lantern’s Guardians of the Universe who, you must admit, does look a lot like David Ben Gurion.

And here’s the piece by Slate’s David Greenberg about the Nixon-Kennedy debate.