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  • David: Great Leader or Damaged Hero?

    By Mihal Lemberger

    September 22, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    "The Life of David" by Robert Pinsky (Schocken Books, $19.95).

    Every morning, pious Jews pray to God that "the offspring of Your servant David may speedily flourish ... for we hope for your salvation all day long."

    The hope of future redemption and a return to ancient glory has long...