Old Testament Exam 3 flash cards.pdf - Why are the...

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Why are the Historical Books (Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Samuel, Kings) known as the Former Prophets?
What is meant by "Deuteronomic History"? ??? How do the historical books of the OT differ from other sacred writings of the ancient Near East?
How does ancient history writing differ from modern history writing?
The book of Joshua covers the period from _____'s death to ______'s death. Moses and Joshua What is known about the person of Joshua from the Pentateuch? He was a small, red headed boy. Youngest of his family. Had the heart that God desired. What is the meaning of Joshua's name? What is its NT significance? "Yahweh Saves" and NT equivalent "Jesus" What is the purpose and theme of the book of Joshua? Purpose: To show how God fulfilled his covenant promise of the Land by helping the nation of Israel to Conquer and Possess the Land. Theme: The Faithfulness of God and how Faith in him is necessary to take hold of the promises the he has given to his people. What was the nature of and relationship between the various Canaanite tribes the occupied Canaan at this time? Many different Canaanite tribes. Their area was made up of many city states. They were in consent battle with one another.
What is the story line of the conquering of the city of Jericho - spies to conquest? Two spies sent to Jericho.They were to scout the land for invasion. They meet a lady named Rahab. See sheltered the spies, when they were in Jericho. They told her if she hung a red cord out her window during the invasion, she would be spared. They toke Jericho. Rahab was spared. What did Achan do wrong and what were the consequences for the nation as a whole and Achan's family?
What happened at Mt. Ebal and Mt. Gerazim?

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