Return of the King(s): Melachim Alef, First Book of Kings—Syllabus

September 3, 2007                                                                          

Introduction to the Literature of Prophets                     

 

October 7, 2007                                                                        

Chapter 1: The Succession of King David

 

October 14, 2007                                                                        

Chapter 2: David’s Charge to Solomon, the Death of David, Solomon’s Response

 

October 21, 2007                                                                         

Chapters 3–5: Solomon the Wise; Solomon’s Rule

 

October 28, 2007                                                                       

Chapter 6: Solomon’s Temple

 

November 4, 2007                                                                      

Chapter 7: Solomon’s Palace

 

November 11, 2007                                                                        

Chapter 8: The Dedication of the Temple

 

November 18, 2007                                                                         

Chapters 9–10: The Later Years of Solomon

 

November 25, 2007                                                                        

Thanksgiving Break

 

December 2, 2007                                                                        

Chapter 11: Problems in the Kingdom

 

December 9, 2007                                                                        

Chapters 12–14: The Kingdom Splits

 

December 16, 2007                                                                        

Chapters 15–16: Successors to Rehoboam and Jeroboam

 

December 23 and December 30, 2007                                                        

Winter Break

 

January 6, 2008                                                                           

Chapters 17–19: Elijah and Elisha

 

January 13, 2008                                                                         

Chapters 20–22: Ending in the Middle