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An Overview of Ruth

By | October 22, 2015

A Focus on Ruth Taking place during the days of the judges (1:1) and probably written by Samuel during Israel’s united monarchy, Ruth is so named for after its chief character, a Gentile Moabitess who was King David’s great-grandmother (4:17). Despite the wickedness of the days of the judges (cf. Judg 17:6; 18:1; 21:25) and… Read More »