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Studies in the Book of Joshua (REL101)
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify and discuss the major religious, historical and geographical elements of the Book of Joshua; compare the texts and commentaries, and relate Midrashic sources that elucidate the Book of Joshua.
Major topics taught in this course include: Why Moshe couldn’t lead the people into the Land of Israel; the spies; crossing the Jordan; the stones; circumcision; the accompanying angel; Rahab; Jericho; Achan; the Gibeonites’ ruse; tribal boundaries; Caleb’s present; cities of refuge. Topics may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and textual preparation.