This free video lecture is part of our upcoming online course release, Joshua, Judges & Ruth (coming in October 2018).
From Genesis through Judges we have a straight, linear narrative; in Ruth we have a recapitulation, a backward glance into the main story.
When we look over our shoulders at the linear path we have followed, we see only a charred, smoking and bloody landscape. Ruth is a diamond lying in the muck and mire of Judges, flashing in the sunlight. "Back in the days when the Judges ruled"... there was Ruth - the greatest love story in the Bible, a story of redemption.
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