Objective: Who was Goliath? The Bible tells the story of how David slew Goliath, but was he a real person? And how tall was Goliath really? 

How was it that a shepherd boy came face-to-face with a hero warrior of the Philistines? 

Learn the answers to these mysteries on this episode of 'Explore the Bible!'

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What others have been saying about this course:

LEONADA NGABERI

“He trusted in his power but David trusted in God”

“He trusted in his power but David trusted in God”

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Charles Alvarez

“The presenter stated that Goliath was about six foot nine. That's tall and somewhat close to Seven. The video said nothing about most tall men were on the side of Israel . I feel answer #2 is closer to the right answer. ”

“The presenter stated that Goliath was about six foot nine. That's tall and somewhat close to Seven. The video said nothing about most tall men were on the side of Israel . I feel answer #2 is closer to the right answer. ”

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Explore the Bible - 'Goliath'

    Show Content
    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Explore the Bible - 'Goliath' - STUDY GUIDE
    • Explore the Bible - 'Goliath' - VIDEO
    • Explore the Bible - 'Goliath' - QUIZ

Instructor(s)

Instructor Bio:

Marshall Connolly has spent his life in service to God and the Church as an educator and writer. He is a graduate of the California State University system and has earned bachelor's degrees in English and History, as well as a teaching credential. He has completed additional studies at Whitman College, and the University of San Diego. His interests include science and apologetics and he writes on both subjects for Catholic Online (catholic.org), the World's Catholic Library.

He serves as the first Director of Education for Catholic Online School.

Marshall Connolly

Director of Education

Marshall Connolly