Finding the Rest of Your Life: The Book of Joshua

Speaker(s): Phil Long
Date: Fall 2002
Length: 14 hr 49 min
Product ID: RGDL3210S

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The book of Joshua begins and ends with words about a rest that God has in store for his people. But how can we find rest when our lives seem so stressful? How could Joshua and the people of Israel hope for rest when faced with conflict and hardship?

In this course, Dr. Phil Long aims to read and study the book of Joshua, carefully, prayerfully and contextually. He will help you explore the tri-fold character (literary, historical, theological) of these texts, to become a better reader of Scripture and so grow in grace and in the knowledge of him whom Joshua foreshadowed, and to cultivate an understanding of our mission as followers of Christ that will bring us balance and even rest amidst life's battles.

Lectures include:

  • Introduction
  • Joshua 1-2
  • Joshua 2-4
  • Joshua 5-6
  • Archeology of Jericho; The Genocide of the Canaanites
  • Intrusion Ethics; Joshua 7
  • Joshua 8
  • Joshua 9-10
  • Joshua 11-19; Do Joshua and Judges Conflict?
  • Joshua 22-24; Review

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V. Philips Long is Professor of Old Testament at Regent College. Previously he taught at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, and Freie Theologische Akademie in Germany. His book publications include The Reign and Rejection of King Saul: A Case for Literary and Theological Coherence, The Art of Biblical History, and the co-authored work (with Iain Provan and Tremper Longman III) A Biblical History of Israel. He has contributed commentary notes for the ESV Study Bible (Joshua) and the Spirit of the Reformation Study Bible (1-2 Samuel) and has served on several translation projects.

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