Essay #6 religion midterm

Essay #6 religion midterm - Essay #6 Overarching themes of...

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Essay #6 Overarching themes of the Deuteronomistic History, and how they play out in the narrative. Joshua and the Conquest of the Promised Land The view of Deuteronomy, blessings and cursed of those who follow/disobey god. History unfolds as people are either blessed of cursed. Joshua first is spoken to by God. Ch. 1 After the death of Moses “…now cross the Jordan you and all the people in the land I’m giving them…etc.” “This book of the Law this Torah shall not be part from your mouth, you shall meditate on it day and night…”(1.8) Joshua by obeying God is rewarded Faithfulness to God is what brings about the conquest of the Promised Land. The reason they have success is because God is on their side. This is the author’s point of view that faithfulness to God brings about prosperity. Being obedient reaps blessings. Joshua listens to God’s orders placing the twelve stones at Gilgal, crossing the Jordan, circumcising the Israelites a second time,
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