Category: Prophets

The Book of Joshua | Part Five

According to the biblical book named after him, Joshua was the personally appointed successor to Moses (Deuteronomy 31:1–8; 34:9) and a charismatic warrior who led Israel in the conquest of Canaan after the Exodus...

The Book of Joshua | Part Four

In no ordinary manner did the Jewish people cross the Jordan in order to storm the first bastion of the Land of Canaan. They were to pass over the waters of the Jordan as...

The Book of Joshua | Part Three

Details of the events surrounding Joshua’s selection of the two spies. Our tradition teaches that these two spies were none other that Caleb and Pinchas.

The Book of Joshua | Part Two

The book can be divided into three sections: the conquest of Canaan (chapters 1–12), the distribution of the land among the Israelite tribes (chapters 13–22), and Joshua’s farewell address and death (chapters 23–24). Because...

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