This is done in a storyteller format at which Mr. Peterson excels.
Throughout the book - from David and Goliath to David and Bathsheba to the death of Absalom- we learn of the humanity of David.
My husband & I read it together and we have recommended it to others as an invaluable book in one's library.
Thorough...well written...better than most commentaries
Does not tackle the "Why" God seems often to choose the younger son over older brothers. Read more
What a wonderful book! Eugene Peterson makes you laugh while at the same time makes you think! Each chapter is packed with truth from Scripture. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
I have not read this book yet as I orderd several books at one time. All the books I have ordered are used books and have not dissappointed upon arrival. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Patricia A. Allcorn
Down to earth, modern day re-storytelling of the Bible stories. I enjoyed so much Peterson's way of retelling old stories.Published 11 months ago by Brenda Collinson
I am buying it for Christmas gifts. In this wild and wacky world of ours, we need the assurance of God's grace to make it through our political jungle. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Lou E Ward
Leap Over A Wall is a unique and fascinating study on the life of David. Throughout the book - from David and Goliath to David and Bathsheba to the death of Absalom- we learn of... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Dottie Parish
I love Peterson's emphasis on story as the means by which we absorb spiritual truth, and the need to reread, which I think is forgotten in the US. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Happy customer
A very interesting look at the life of King David, from his anointing through all his trials and tribulations as king. This is done in a storyteller format at which Mr. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Lisa Schureman