Book of Joshua

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Noun1.Book of Joshua - a book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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The former focused on the source documents J, E, and P within the literary context of the Hexateuch, which offered a narrative of a land promised and finally attained by conquest in the book of Joshua.
See his volume The Book of Joshua as a Political Classic [Jerusalem: Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, 1989]).
Feldman (Brite Divinity School, Texas) examines the exegesis of The Book of Joshua in the Hebrew Bible in six Qumran scrolls, which have been little studied before.
They believe the ancient ruins belong to "Mozah," which is mentioned in the Book of Joshua as a town in the tribal lands of Benjamin bordering on Judaea.
Joshua" is an entry into the Believers Church Bible Commentary as Gordon Matties presents an analysis and discussion surrounding the book of Joshua, the book commonly used in the name of genocide and colonialism.
He also, however, concedes that 'The Book of Joshua is dangerous literature' that can easily be manipulated, and has been manipulated, to serve injustice and the oppression of the other' (256).
At one point in the book of Joshua, for example, five kings hide in a cave until the Israelites find and kill them.
Kudurru Stones as a Contextual Genre for the Book of Joshua.
Here, I will present the reader with my arguments based on quotes from one book of the Torah - the Book of Joshua, which narrates the myth of the Jews' entry to 'the Promised Land'.
It is generally agreed that some of the events described in the Book of Judges may overlap the chronology of the Book of Joshua.
The Book of Joshua claims great success in carrying out these genocidal massacres.
There are some very erudite essays on Calvin's commentaries on the Book of Joshua and the Gospel of Saint John, on contrasting confessional approaches to Psalms 8 and 16, on competing clerical efforts to secure lay support in the Flacian controversy over Original Sin, on the curricula of various Protestant academies, and on the sermons and strategies of preachers in diverse confessional environments.