ERA 5: Conquest and Judges

Introduction to Conquest & Judges (with Jeff Cavins)


This Era covers Joshua, Judges, 1 Samuel Ch 1-8 (Primary Narrative Books) and Ruth (Supplemental Book)

The Book of Joshua

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Main Themes

A New Leader 

The Moral Problem of the Conquest 

Crossing the Jordan 

The sea looked and fled, 

Jordan turned back.

The mountains skipped like rams, The hills like lambs.

What ails you, O sea, that you flee?

O Jordan, that you turn back? (Ps 114:3-5)