By Gordon H Matties
In an age of worry and lack of confidence, during which ethnic nationalism maintains to provide upward thrust to clash and warfare, we dare now not keep away from serious engagement with biblical texts which have been used to justify colonialism, conquest, career, and ethnic detoxification. construction at the concept of Scripture as discussion accomplice, Matties advocates for the booklet of Joshua at the same time he engages in a tricky dialog with it.
In his observation, the twenty-fifth quantity within the Believers Church Bible observation sequence, Matties demands
an openness to the unexpected within the ebook of Joshua. He means that interpreting Joshua conscientiously will open home windows into how and why we learn Scripture at all.