The Book of Joshua

The Book of Joshua
Author: Marten Woudstra
Publsiher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Total Pages: 428
Release: 1981-03-27
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 0802825257

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This premier commentary series enjoys a worldwide readership of scholars, pastors, priests, rabbis, and serious Bible students. They eagerly consult in high-quality volumes to inform their preaching, teaching and academic research, and they warmly welcome each newly published volume as they would an encounter with a stimulating new friend. Through the rigorous yet reverent study contained in these commentary volumes, readers hear afresh the voice of the living God speaking his powerful word.

Journal Lux Leather Be Strong Courageous Josh 1 9

Journal Lux Leather Be Strong   Courageous Josh 1  9
Author: Christian Art Publishers
Publsiher: Christian Art Gifts Incorporated
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2016-02-15
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 1432115464

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This Brown Flexcover Journal features Scripture from Joshua 1:9 debossed into the front cover in a creative, stylized design. A seamless Celtic knot pattern is impressed into the back cover. The journal cover is constructed of quality man-made material with the look and feel of real leather (trade name LuxLeather). Inside, the lined pages each carry a line from Scripture, and there is an attached ribbon page marker. Our writing journals are perfect for gift-giving, with a presentation page in the front. 5 1/4 x 7 Inch - 240 Lined Pages

The Conquest of Can an

The Conquest of Can  an
Author: Timothy Dwight
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 328
Release: 1785
Genre: American poetry
ISBN: NYPL:33433076033061

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Reconsidering Israel and Judah

Reconsidering Israel and Judah
Author: Gary N. Knoppers,J. Gordon McConville
Publsiher: Eisenbrauns
Total Pages: 650
Release: 2000
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 9781575060378

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The David Story A Translation with Commentary of 1 and 2 Samuel

The David Story  A Translation with Commentary of 1 and 2 Samuel
Author: Robert Alter
Publsiher: W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2009-10-21
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 9780393070255

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"A masterpiece of contemporary Bible translation and commentary."—Los Angeles Times Book Review, Best Books of 1999 Acclaimed for its masterful new translation and insightful commentary, The David Story is a fresh, vivid rendition of one of the great works in Western literature. Robert Alter's brilliant translation gives us David, the beautiful, musical hero who slays Goliath and, through his struggles with Saul, advances to the kingship of Israel. But this David is also fully human: an ambitious, calculating man who navigates his life's course with a flawed moral vision. The consequences for him, his family, and his nation are tragic and bloody. Historical personage and full-blooded imagining, David is the creation of a literary artist comparable to the Shakespeare of the history plays.

Book of Numbers

Book of Numbers
Author: Joshua Cohen
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2015-06-09
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780812996920

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “More impressive than all but a few novels published so far this decade . . . a wheeling meditation on the wired life, on privacy, on what being human in the age of binary code might mean . . . [Joshua] Cohen, all of thirty-four, emerges as a major American writer.”—The New York Times NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY VULTURE AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR AND THE WALL STREET JOURNAL “Book of Numbers . . . is shatteringly powerful. I cannot think of anything by anyone in [Cohen’s] generation that is so frighteningly relevant and composed with such continuous eloquence. There are moments in it that seem to transcend our impasse.”—Harold Bloom The enigmatic billionaire founder of Tetration, the world’s most powerful tech company, hires a failed novelist, Josh Cohen, to ghostwrite his memoirs. The mogul, known as Principal, brings Josh behind the digital veil, tracing the rise of Tetration, which started in the earliest days of the Internet by revolutionizing the search engine before venturing into smartphones, computers, and the surveillance of American citizens. Principal takes Josh on a mind-bending world tour from Palo Alto to Dubai and beyond, initiating him into the secret pretext of the autobiography project and the life-or-death stakes that surround its publication. Insider tech exposé, leaked memoir-in-progress, international thriller, family drama, sex comedy, and biblical allegory, Book of Numbers renders the full range of modern experience both online and off. Embodying the Internet in its language, it finds the humanity underlying the virtual. Featuring one of the most unforgettable characters in contemporary fiction, Book of Numbers is an epic of the digital age, a triumph of a new generation of writers, and one of those rare books that renew the idea of what a novel can do. Praise for Book of Numbers “The Great American Internet Novel is here. . . . Book of Numbers is a fascinating look at the dark heart of the Web. . . . A page-turner about life under the veil of digital surveillance . . . one of the best novels ever written about the Internet.”—Rolling Stone “A startlingly talented novelist.”—The Wall Street Journal “Remarkable . . . dazzling . . . Cohen’s literary gifts . . . suggest that something is possible, that something still might be done to safeguard whatever it is that makes us human.”—Francine Prose, The New York Review of Books


Author: Gordon McConville,Stephen Williams
Publsiher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Total Pages: 270
Release: 2010-04-23
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 9781467438179

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The book of Joshua is often troubling — what should we make of the fact that the violent occupation of land is not simply presented, but celebrated? How can we reconcile that with the key role the book plays in the biblical drama of salvation? What should we make of the God of Joshua? / In this volume Gordon McConville and Stephen Williams interpret Joshua in relation to Christian theology, addressing such questions and placing the book in its proper place in the canonical whole. McConville deals specifically with the commentary and exegesis of the text. Williams then moves in to focus on issues of interpretation. He addresses key theological themes, such as land, covenant, law, miracle, judgment (with the problem of genocide), and idolatry. / The authors posit that the theological topics engaged in Joshua are not limited to the horizons of the author and first readers of the book, but that Joshua is part of a much larger testimony which concerns readers yet today.

The Rewritten Joshua Scrolls from Qumran

The Rewritten Joshua Scrolls from Qumran
Author: Ariel Feldman
Publsiher: Walter de Gruyter
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2013-11-27
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 9783110290059

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In addition to three scrolls containing the Book of Joshua, the Qumran caves brought to light five previously unknown texts rewriting this book. These scrolls (4Q123, 4Q378, 4Q379, 4Q522, 5Q9), as well as a scroll from Masada (Mas 1039–211), are commonly referred to as the Apocryphon of Joshua. While each of these manuscripts has received some scholarly attention, no attempt has yet been made to offer a detailed study of all these texts. The present monograph fills this gap by providing improved editions of the six scrolls, an up-to-date commentary and a detailed discussion of the biblical exegesis embedded in each scroll. The analysis of the texts is followed by a reassessment of the widely accepted view considering 4Q123, 4Q378, 4Q379, 4Q522, 5Q9 and Mas 1039–211 as copies of a single composition. Finally, the monograph attempts to place the Qumran scrolls rewriting the Book of Joshua within the wider context of Second Temple Jewish writings concerned with the figure of Joshua.