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Joshua 24 as poetic narrative [electronic resource] / William T. Koopmans.

By: Koopmans, William T.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the Study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 93.Publisher: Sheffield, Eng. : JSOT Press, 1990Description: 1 online resource (xv, 522 p.).ISBN: 9780567046857 (electronic bk.); 0567046850 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament Joshua XXIV -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. A.T. Josu�e XXIV, 1-28 -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Bible. A.T. Josu�e XXIV, 1-28 -- Critique textuelle | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament | Jozua (bijbelboek) | Literaire structuur | ExegeseGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Joshua 24 as poetic narrative.DDC classification: 222.207 Other classification: 11.41 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Abbreviations; 1 The History of Interpretation of Josh. 24:1-28; 2 An Analysis of Previous Research in Josh. 24:1-28; 3 Structural Analysis of Josh. 24:1-28; 4 Textual Analysis of Josh. 24:1-28; 5 The Literary and Historical Setting of Josh. 24; 6 The Historical Value of Josh. 24:1-28; 7 General Conclusions; Appendix; Selected bibliography; Index of authors; Selected index of Scriptural references; Index of subjects; Selected Hebrew words and parallelisms.
Summary: Joshua 24 has long been recognized as a crucial chapter for source-critical studies and for the reconstruction of Israel's early history. The present volume summarizes and evaluates previous (often contradictory) efforts to explain Joshua 24 on the basis of literary criticism, the role of covenant concepts in Israel's history writing, form-critical comparisons with treaty texts, archaeological approaches to the Shechem traditions, structural analysis and textual criticism. ' ... [a] comprehensive and formidably documented volume ... ' Christopher T. Begg, Old Testament Abstracts.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 469-488) and index.

Preface; Abbreviations; 1 The History of Interpretation of Josh. 24:1-28; 2 An Analysis of Previous Research in Josh. 24:1-28; 3 Structural Analysis of Josh. 24:1-28; 4 Textual Analysis of Josh. 24:1-28; 5 The Literary and Historical Setting of Josh. 24; 6 The Historical Value of Josh. 24:1-28; 7 General Conclusions; Appendix; Selected bibliography; Index of authors; Selected index of Scriptural references; Index of subjects; Selected Hebrew words and parallelisms.

Joshua 24 has long been recognized as a crucial chapter for source-critical studies and for the reconstruction of Israel's early history. The present volume summarizes and evaluates previous (often contradictory) efforts to explain Joshua 24 on the basis of literary criticism, the role of covenant concepts in Israel's history writing, form-critical comparisons with treaty texts, archaeological approaches to the Shechem traditions, structural analysis and textual criticism. ' ... [a] comprehensive and formidably documented volume ... ' Christopher T. Begg, Old Testament Abstracts.

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