Joshua (Tyndale Commentaries)
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  • Cover Type:
  • 256 Pages
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication Date: November 2008
  • ISBN: SHESSRISJOSHUA9780830842063

Joshua (Tyndale Commentaries)

Hess, Richard S.

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Publisher’s Description

The book of Joshua memorializes a transitional episode in Israel’s national history. Joshua 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. However, the book is foremost a story of God, who works powerfully on behalf of Israel and Joshua, fulfilling his covenant promises. In the final chapter, it is God who receives Israel’s worshipful recommitment at Shechem. Richard S. Hess explores the historical, theological and literary dimensions of the book.

About the Author

Richard S. Hess is Professor of Old Testament, Denver Seminary, Colorado, USA.

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Publisher’s Description

The book of Joshua memorializes a transitional episode in Israel’s national history. Joshua 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. However, the book is foremost a story of God, who works powerfully on behalf of Israel and Joshua, fulfilling his covenant promises. In the final chapter, it is God who receives Israel’s worshipful recommitment at Shechem. Richard S. Hess explores the historical, theological and literary dimensions of the book.

About the Author

Richard S. Hess is Professor of Old Testament, Denver Seminary, Colorado, USA.

  • Cover Type:
  • 256 Pages
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication Date: November 2008
  • ISBN: SHESSRISJOSHUA9780830842063