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Joshua / Carolyn J. Sharp.

By: Sharp, Carolyn J [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Smyth & Helwys Bible commentary: 5.Publisher: Macon, GA : Smyth & Helwys Publishing, 2019Description: xxvi, 426 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781641731669; 1641731664.Subject(s): Bible. Joshua -- CommentariesDDC classification: 222/.207 LOC classification: BS1295.53 | .S53 2019Summary: "The book of Joshua is a fascinating piece of ancient literary art. The story is stirring and dramatic, leaving its readers breathless with suspense as they watch the Israelites and their leader prepare for conflict, encounter threats and unexpected obstacles, and finally triumph over their own failures and the hostility of Canaanite groups. The book is theologically powerful, characterizing the covenant people as eager to obey YHWH and their God as one who is mighty to save, a deity who keeps promises from of old and can secure a future of blessing and abundance for those who enjoy divine favor"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"The book of Joshua is a fascinating piece of ancient literary art. The story is stirring and dramatic, leaving its readers breathless with suspense as they watch the Israelites and their leader prepare for conflict, encounter threats and unexpected obstacles, and finally triumph over their own failures and the hostility of Canaanite groups. The book is theologically powerful, characterizing the covenant people as eager to obey YHWH and their God as one who is mighty to save, a deity who keeps promises from of old and can secure a future of blessing and abundance for those who enjoy divine favor"--

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