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It describes the [[Israelite]] conquest of [[Canaan]] by its eponymous [[Joshua (Biblical leader)|hero]].
 
It describes the [[Israelite]] conquest of [[Canaan]] by its eponymous [[Joshua (Biblical leader)|hero]].
 
It is considered one the more troubling books of the [[Bible]] due to its unambiguous exhortations to [[genocide]] - for example, after Joshua has massacred the entire population of [[Jericho]] (Joshua 6:20), God instructs him to 'Do to Ai what you did to Jericho' (Joshua 8:1).
 

Revision as of 00:09, 27 March 2007

Joshua is the sixth book of the Old Testament, immediately following the Pentateuch.

It describes the Israelite conquest of Canaan by its eponymous hero.