Book of Joshua


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a book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses

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Noth's primary arguments were twofold: 1) that the book of Joshua shows no sign of the traditional sources J, E, and P, and 2) that the Tetrateuch exhibits no indication of Deuteronomistic editing.
The Book of Joshua does not make any religion proud, and it would be better if the war crimes and genocide that the book mentions were not true.
Farmers first cultivated wheat near Jericho, a small city better known for its appearance in the biblical book of Joshua.
The Book of Joshua says that God commanded the children of Israel to commit a general ethnic cleansing in the land of Canaan.
COPERNICUS Yes, I understand that some interpret the Bible and the Book of Joshua to speak of the Sun being halted in motion and standing still.
The Israeli battle orders for the Six-Day War read as if they have come from the Book of Joshua, not from a grimy concrete block in Tel Aviv.
Fiona Fitzhenry-Whiteside, once married to the church but now seeking a time of trial separation, has decided to forgo even the continuing education courses with which she usually garnishes her summer hiatus, in spite of the lure of such offerings as Foreshadowings of Feminism in the Prophet Nahum, and Out With the Organ (Pipe) and In With the Band (Brass): Reaching Out to the Sex Industry Worker and Breaking Down Walls of Division -- Studies in the Book of Joshua.
10] The ceremony opened with readings of the first chapter of the Book of Joshua, Psalm 20, and a prayer by a contemporary author.
The ancient rabbis said that if the Jews had not sinned, Jewish history would have ended with the sixth book of the Bible, the Book of Joshua - that is, with the conquest of the land of Canaan and its transformation into the "promised land" of the Hebrew people.
According to the Book of Joshua, in 1200 BC Moses' successor Joshua invaded and destroyed the city and killed all its inhabitants and made it their home.
39-64 provide a useful summary of the survey evidence for the demography of the area identified as occupied by ancient Israel in the book of Joshua.
As an evangelical Christian, Earl seeks to reconcile his beliefs with the genocide and violence in the Old Testament, focusing here on the book of Joshua.
Avnery cites the Book of Joshua in the Bible, describing it as being 'genocidal', which is true, since the book mentions that the Lord told Joshua to kill "both man and woman, young and old".
The Book of Joshua represents one of Israel's ideal eras: Israel served the Lord during the lifetime of Joshua and the lifetime of the elders who lived on after Joshua, and who had experienced all the deeds that the Lord had wrought for Israel (Josh.
The entire book of Joshua is only a slight variation of this portrait of a God of murderous cruelty.