The Problem with David: Why Elevating Him as a Hero is Dangerous

Episode Summary: A man after God’s own heart… What does that mean? Often Christian’s lift up David as the example for what a godly human looks like, but is that dangerous? Men’s bible study books are all about the life of King David (I’m looking at you, John Eldredge… wild at heart), but that’s missing the point. Also, lots of the religious right’s support for Donald Trump comes from a misunderstanding of how the bible elevates David. Let’s explore.

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