Book of Ruth

22 November, 2016 J.K. McKee 0

reproduced from A Survey of the Tanach for the Practical Messianic Approximate date: between 950-700 B.C.E. (Right, conservative-moderate); 586-500 or 400s-250s B.C.E. (Left) Time period: a famine in Israel during the rule of the Judges Author: Samuel (Right); Israel’s court historians (conservative-moderate); an unknown person from the Southern Kingdom (Left) Location of author: Land of Israel before or during the monarchy (Right, conservative-moderate); Land of Israel after the exile (Left) Target audience and their location: people of Israel before, during, or immediately after the reign of David (Right, conservative-moderate); Jewish people having returned from Babylon (Left) Theological Summary: Readers of […]