Explore the unique relationship that evolved between kings of Israel-Judea and their contemporary prophets. Fiercely independent and uncompromising, these prophets were the living conscience of their times. They preached for social justice and denounced society and kings for moral, political and religious corruption — often at the risk of their own safety. Their writings include some of the finest prose and poetry in the Bible.

Dr. Shlomo Karni is professor emeritus at UNM where he taught in both the departments of electrical engineering and religious studies.  He received his undergraduate degree from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and his graduate degrees from Yale University and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.