Interesting thoughts on re-reading my least favorite book of the Bible. What it might mean for us in critiquing civilization and modern domination systems.
One of the most exciting and edifying developments in Old Testament studies in recent years has been the rereading of the “conquest” of Canaan and the formation of the Tribes of Yahweh.In the past one of the most difficult problems of scholars and Christians in general was the Joshua story of violent conquest under the divine mandate to kill every man, woman, and child. Archeological research has revealed that there was no such systematic conquest of Canaan, and the Book of Judges itself indicates that the process of settlement and conquest took place over a long period of time.
via As U.S. Hegemony Weakens, Lets Retribalize for Wellbeing of All Life – JEM Blog – Jubilee Economics Ministries | The Common Good Podcast.
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