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10.01 bible - 10.01 The Tribes and Judges of Israel I. II....

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The Tribes and Judges of Israel I. Introduction II. Overview of the Book of Judges A. The Flow of the Narrative 1. records what happens after the conquest of the promised land in Joshua and before the establishment of the kingdom in Israel 2. there are tribes throughout Canaan who will consolidate and become the nation of Israel 3. Stories about leaders who lead because of problems 4. Overarching themes of Judges a. Failure to drive out Canaanites and its results b. Rebellion against the covenant – worship other gods c. Internal and external threats to the people – fall apart internally; others don’t like them (battle) externally d. Charismatic leaders (so-called “judges”) raised by God to deal with them) – rule over Israel; administer God’s laws among them 5. Pattern of the Narrative a. Apostasy – leave worship of God and worship local gods b. Oppression (from another country in Canaan) c. Cry for help d. Rise of a deliverer e. Period of tranquility f. Return of apostasy
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course RELI 103 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '07 term at UNC.

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