Part 19: Joshua, the Conquest of Canaan, and Israelite Holy War

DtOT_Podcast_CoverDiscovering the Old Testament, Part 19
The Book of Joshua introduces us to the end of the Exodus and the entry into the Promised land of Canaan. As the Bible tells the story, it’s an unsettling read for readers with a preference for peaceful pursuits. But the archaeological record tells another story, and the tension between those two narratives raises still more question about God, humanity, and the place of violence within the sacred.


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