The Gift of the Land and the Fate of the Canaanites...

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Author  Katell Berthelot
Publisher  Oxford University Press
Publication Date   February 17, 2014
ISBN  019995982X
Pages  480

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This volume of essays presents a compelling and comprehensive analysis of the intriguing issue of the gift of the land of Israel and the fate of the Canaanites as presented in diverse biblical sources. Jewish thought has long grappled with the moral and theological implications and challenges of this issue. Innovative interpretive strategies and philosophical reflections were offered, modified, and sometimes rejected over the centuries. Leading contemporary scholars follow these threads of interpretation offered by Jewish thinkersfrom antiquity to modern times.

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