Joshua

Joshua

by Richard S. Hess Ph.D.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780830842063
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 10/10/2008
Series: Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 1,151,021
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

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 Münster.

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.

Table of Contents

General Preface
Author's Preface
Chief AbbreviationsIntroduction
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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