Lecture 1, The Riddle of Samson:
Samson is a puzzling character. What are we to make of him? Is he an example of faith or disobedience—or both? The English poet John Milton called Samson a “mirror of our fickle state.” In this lesson, we will consider the reasons why the story of Samson deserves close examination and his place in the context of the book of Judges.