B 104 Reading Joshua


The Book of Joshua has come to trouble people. It seems that hardly a month goes by without the publication of another volume or conference on violence in the Scriptures. But we will not get to understand Joshua unless we set its accounts of war-making in the context of the book as a whole. In addition, thinking more broadly about the nature of migration and settlement provides illumination on the story Joshua tells.

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Author: John Goldingay

John Goldingay wrote Grove Booklet #7 in 1972 when teaching at St John’s College, Nottingham. He was later Old Testament Professor at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California and Priest-in-Charge of St Barnabas Church in Pasadena. He now lives in Oxford with Kathleen, teaches online, and watches bands on YouTube.

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