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The Division of Israelís Monarchy and the Political Situation of Lesotho

S. Fischer

Verbum et Ecclesia; Vol 23, No 2 (2002), 353-366. doi: 10.4102/ve.v23i2.1202

Submitted: 07 August 2002
Published:  07 August 2002


This article deals with the Old Testamentís depiction of the historical developments that led to the division in Israelís monarchy. It presents the underlying factors that destabilised the country during the lifetimes of David and Solomon as well as the power-play between Rehoboam and Jeroboam. The political developments in Lesotho are then read against these underlying factors.

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S. Fischer, Morija Theological Seminary, Lesotho



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