Joshua

ISBN-10: 0830842063

ISBN-13: 9780830842063

Edition: 2008

Authors: Richard S. Hess

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The book of Joshua memorializes a transitional episode in Israel's national history. The heroic figure Joshua, imbued with strength, courage and faith, leads the new generation of Israel across the Jordan and into the land of promise, conquering Canaanites and overseeing the allotment of the inheritance among the tribes.But the book of Joshua is foremost a story of God, who works powerfully on behalf of Israel and Joshua, fulfilling his covenant promises. It is God who leads Israel across the Jordan, God who defeats Israel's enemies, and God who presides over the apportionment of the land. And so in the final chapter it is God who receives Israel's worshipful recommitment at Shechem.In this new Tyndale Old Testament Commentary, Richard S. Hess explores these historical, theological and literary dimensions of the book of Joshua. An exceptional feature of his commentary is his careful consideration of the allocation of the Promised Land and the boundary lists the book of Joshua so prominently displays. And in a day when grave doubts have been raised over the historicity of the "conquest" story, Hess presents historical and archaeological evidence for placing the events of Joshua in the late second millennium B.C.
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 11/10/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Richard S. Hess is professor of Old Testament and Semitic languages at Denver Seminary. Formerly he taught at Roehampton Institute in London. He earned his Ph.D. in West Semitic Languages and Literature at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio, and he has done postdoctoral study at the University of Chicago, the University of Cambridge, the Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem, the University of Sheffield and the University of M�nster. He is the author of Armana Personal Names, Studies in the Personal Names of Genesis 1-11 and a commentary on Song of Songs (Baker Commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms), as well as research articles, dictionary entries and book reviews. Hess serves as editor of the Bulletin for Biblical Research.

General preface
Author's Preface
Chief Abbreviations
Introduction
Title and Text
The Person of Joshua
The Pentateuch
The Book of Joshua
Antiquity
Composition
Traditional higher-critical methods
Literary strategies
Theology
Holy war and the ban
The land as an inheritance
The covenant between God and Israel
The holy and redeeming God
The allotments of - Joshua 13--21
Form and dates of the literature
The identification of sites
Analysis
Commentary
Additional Notes
Aetiologies
The archaeology of Jericho
The date of the entrance into Canaan
The archaeology of Ai
Joshua's altar on Mount Ebal?
The location of Heshbon
A partial or complete conquest?
Maps
Joshua 1--12
Joshua 1--12
Joshua 5
Joshua 17--19
Joshua 17--19
Joshua 15
Joshua 19
Joshua 19
Joshua 19
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