Thomas Dozeman. Joshua 1-12: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary. The Anchor Yale Bible Commentary, Volume 6B. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2015, 656 pp., $100.00 (hardcover).
*I’d like to express my gratitude to Yale University Press for providing me with a review copy in exchange for my honest opinion.
In one of the most recent additions to the renowned Anchor Yale Bible Commentary series, Thomas Dozeman (Professor of Old Testament at Union Theological Seminary) explores developments in the study of the book of Joshua and proposes new arguments in order to further our understanding of the book of Joshua. The first volume of the commentary, especially focused on interpreting the theme of religious violence, includes valuable commentary on passages, up-to-date scholarly arguments about interpretive issues, fresh translation comparison of the MT and LXX, and comparison of geographical terms in the MT and LXX.
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