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Elisha and the She-Bears

Alastair Roberts

Elisha and the She-Bears

October 22, 2018
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

Today I discuss the troubling passage at the end of 2 Kings 2, where forty-two are killed after ridiculing the prophet Elisha. This discussion was prompted by Jonathan Pageau's discussion of this passage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_dJUCl1OiU.

Within the video, I reference Peter Leithart's 1&2 Kings commentary in the Brazos series (https://amzn.to/2S8NONN) and Rachelle Gilmour's monograph, 'Juxtaposition in the Elisha Cycle' (https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/juxtaposition-and-the-elisha-cycle-9780567663726/).

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