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    King Solomon Wisdom

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    The Reign of King Solomon: Diplomatic and Economic Perceptive written by Dr. Yosef Green, as a journal article that is easy to read and understand. This article is a summary of a man before his time, whose wisdom in economics and politics was often overlooked. Solomon’s parents were King David and Bathsheba and later he became the king of both Israel and Judah. The article by Dr. Green describes King Solomon’s vision and leadership in the trade, industry and the attitude of greed that seemed to consume the way he strategized each move. According to 1 Kings 5:12 King Solomon’s focus was on poetry and parables and 1 Kings 3:28 tells us that the Israelites saw God had given King Solomon wisdom to administer justice. Which is the reason Dr. Green’s concluded the theory that King Solomon’s economics and politics knowledge were overlooked. Dr.…

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    This poem or what is considered a song was originally described as a love story between a man and a woman. As female authors collaborated, they decided to add the Solomon to give distinction as to who the character was. Along with the addition of Solomon, as the male character, people of different religious backgrounds made an attempt to translate the poem by allegorizing it in order to make it fit in the Bible canon. For example, the Jewish culture interpreted the song as the love between God…

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    After reaching the summit of its greatness during the reigns of David and Solomon in X b.C, the ancient kingdom of Israel was increasingly more vulnerable to the will of its powerful neighbors and internal struggles. Divided its royal lineage in two main branches, north and south, the Assyrians took advantage of the situation to conquer the northern kingdom. The South with capital in Jerusalem, tried to maintain their independence making strongholds between Egypt and Babylon, the latter, at the…

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    Proverbs Vs. Solomon Essay

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    The world has seen men who exhibited a great wealth of wisdom, but there has not been a person wiser than Solomon. Throughout the books of Proverbs and Ecclesiastes, Solomon shares much about the benefits of being diligent and the detriment of being lazy or as described in the King James Version of the bible, a sluggard. A person who acts with diligence is one who puts forth “constant and earnest effort to accomplish what is undertaken; and is persistent in exertion of body and mind.”…

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    His son and successor Solomon is most noted for advancing David’s kingdom and for building the First Temple. In fact, according to Abba Eban (1999), author of over half a dozen historical reference books on Jewish history as well as the PBS television series “Civilization and the Jews,” “Solomon’s Temple was the crowning glory of a building program that rivaled those of the Pharaohs” (p. 50). Archaeologists claim to have found remnants of Solomon’s Temple as well in the form of a tablet dated…

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    The conclusion of Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon is satisfyingly ambiguous. The reader doesn’t feel the need to know whether Milkman lives or dies because the story comes full circle. The story starting with a leap and ends with one. After Robert Smith leaps into the air, Milkman goes from being the little boy who, “discovered, at four, the same thing Mr. Smith had learned earlier- that only birds and airplanes could fly-he lost interest in himself.” Milkman loses interest in himself, meaning…

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    Solomon Northup: A Slave

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    of his freedom to serve as slave known as Solomon Northup. Solomon Northup, born in a family of slave in July of 1808 in the town of Minerva, Essex county, New York, which became free at the death of his master Henry B. Northup of Sandy Hill. His father Mintus Northup freedom gave him a chance to gain knowledge of education, right to vote and live civic life as a free man. Overwhelmed memory of his father’s kindness reminds him the teaching of being humble as his father was humble and full of…

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    Solomon Asch Conformity

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    Conformity is compliance with standards, rules, or laws. It is behavior in accordance with socially accepted conventions or standards. Polish Gestalt Psychologist, Solomon Asch, tested the limits of conformity and the people it affected. His experiments are widely known and used for studies in social psychology today. He is seen as a pioneer in social psychology in the United States. The early life of Solomon Asch is one of many struggles and hardships. He was born in Warsaw, Poland to a poor…

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    Toni Morrison 's Song of Solomon introduces many themes of membership, race, wealth, and love. These concepts shape the understanding of the novel by creating a framework. Memberships play a major role characterizing characters choices’, and decisions throughout the novel. Membership is presented as a false wealth and is a catalyst for inner conflict. If the reader misses to analyze the concept of membership, they won’t fully grasp Morrisons main intentions in the Song of Solomon. Morrison wants…

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    Bathsheba's Son

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    David seventeen sons gather at the royal court and they all claimants to the throne. Among them there was a mere boy, according to Jewish legend, barely 12 years old his name is Solomon. Solomon's mother Bathsheba approaches the frail king's bedside and she said unto him “my lord you swore to your servant by the lord your God saying your son Solomon shall succeed me as king and shall sit on my throne.” (first king 1:17). David has many sons that wants to inherit the throne, but he fulfill…

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