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Guest Post: King David’s Military Genius

For those of you who missed it when it was posted here, our friend SlimJim has put it up as a guest post. Thanks, Jim, for giving me the opportunity to have a guest post on your blog.  —LD

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Note: This is a guest post since presently I am overseas.  This is by  Μιχαήλ.  He is no stranger to some of you who read this blog.  His blog be found here.

As U. S. Marines on the evening of November 6, 2004, prepared for their assault on the terrorist stronghold of Fallujah, a chaplain anointed them with holy oil. Heavy-metal Christian music played on loudspeakers. A young marine stood up to read a verse from the Bible: how King David overcame the Philistines.

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‘King David’s Military Genius’

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Some of you might enjoy this article I wrote for the Chalcedon magazine in 2005, on King David’s generalship. He really was quite good at it.

https://chalcedon.edu/magazine/king-davids-military-genius

It’s a little long, but so what? It’s Bible history.


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