Manoah, father of Samson, has suffered a fair amount of criticism over the years. Was he really a horrible husband, father, and man in general?
Commentators think very little of Manoah, Samson's father, but a closer look at Judges 13 shows he is an example of true masculinity.
Mike Ford, acknowledging the attacks on 'toxic' masculinity by militant feminists, who characterize men as competitive, lazy, jealous, and dim-witted, takes issue with a Duke University theology professor who has misunderstood the Biblical narrative concerning Manoah, the father of Samson. Many Biblical scholars, shackled by …
Manoah, Samson's father, seem to have been a irresolute, docile parent, who caved to Samson's whims, producing an angry, willful rebel.
Samson had what it took but made horrible mistakes and lapses in judgment. God can use people despite their flawed character.
As Judges 14 opens, God motivates a spoiled, lustful, impetuous troublemaker to begin delivering Israel from the Philistines. Samson walked by sight.
Jesus did not take on a different shape or form when He was transfigured . Taking on the image of the heavenly does not vaporize one into shapeless essence.