Amazon.com Widgets

« Links With Your Coffee - Tuesday | Main | Oliver Sacks »

The Story of King David Mark


The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c
Mark Sanford Consults the Old Testament
www.thedailyshow.com
Daily Show
Full Episodes
Political HumorJason Jones in Iran


 

Comments

the senator is mistaken in his appraisal of king david's sins and his subsequent comeback. the thing isn't that he "picked up the pieces and went on" but that he TRULY REPENTED (you know what that means, right? it means he felt really, really bad about it and resolved never to do it again) and then went on. i'm not making this up- there are literally hundreds of rabinical commentaries making this point, and i have no doubt the various christian scholastic traditions picked up on it too. this man is unrepentant, and unworthy to speak the name of david, pbuh. :)

I think Sanford got confused between King David and King Ralph. (The John Goodman character).

The story of King David, is that before or after the part in the Bible where adulterers are supposed to be stoned to death?

NPR's Fresh Air just ran a piece going into detail about why he referenced King David.

http://www.npr.org/templates/storystory.php?storyId=106115324

Navigation

Support this site

Google Ads


Powered by Movable Type Pro

Copyright © 2002-2017 Norman Jenson

Contact


Commenting Policy

note: non-authenticated comments are moderated, you can avoid the delay by registering.

Random Quotation

Individual Archives

Monthly Archives