Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Presidential Address: C. BREKELMANS, Joshua xxiv: its place and function

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

Josh. xxiv is also the only text in the book in which the salvific deeds of God from the patriarchs to the conquest are recounted. This chapter discusses question: will Israel, remembering all the great deeds of God, worship him, and him alone? No wonder then that scholars have considered Josh. xxiv as an independent literary unit and have studied the chapter as such But following this approach, various answers have been given to the meaning of the text. The summary of salvation history in Josh. xxiv 2-13 has many more details than most of the other texts. But there is one great exception: 1 Sam. xii 8-12 also contain a detailed description of what Yahweh did for Israel during the whole period of the judges until the setting of a king over them.

Keywords: God; Israel; Josh. xxiv; Samuel; Yahweh

10.1163/9789004275669_002
/content/books/b9789004275669s002
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
10
5
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Congress Volume Leuven 1989 — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation