Judith: Keep it? Or Axe it?

This is a hard one for me.  If we based this purely on the historical evidence, Nebuchadnezzar was the king of Babylon, which ruled Southern Mesopotamia; while Assyria was over Northern Mesopotamia.  There are other historical inaccuracies that scholars have pinpointed, and as such this is more than likely akin to a story not unlikeContinue reading “Judith: Keep it? Or Axe it?”

Exploring Judith (Ch.13-16)

In Chapter 13, Judith manages to get into Holofernes bedchamber and says a silent prayer to God. Judith 13:4O Lord God of all power, look at this present upon the works of mine hands for the exaltation of Jerusalem. For now is the time to help your inheritance, and to execute your enterprizes to theContinue reading “Exploring Judith (Ch.13-16)”