The Deuteronomic Theology of the Book of Joshua

  title={The Deuteronomic Theology of the Book of Joshua},
  author={G. Wenham},
  journal={Journal of Biblical Literature},
  • G. Wenham
  • Published 1971
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of Biblical Literature
T HE close relationship between the books of Deuteronomy and Joshua has long been observed. Linguistically Deuteronomy has closer links with Joshua than with any other part of the former prophets! In content too Joshua forms a perfect sequel to Deuteronomy; the program of the holy war of conquest set out in Deuteronomy is successfully carried out in Joshua. 2 As is well known there have been two main theories to explain the relationship between these books. According to the· Hexateuch theory… Expand
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