Joshua 24 in the LXX : some literary and theological remarks

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dc.contributor.author Wildenboer, J.M. (Johannes Michael)
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-26T05:48:14Z
dc.date.available 2017-05-26T05:48:14Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.description.abstract The differences between the MT and LXX texts of Joshua 24 are numerous and complex. In this essay, I will discuss these differences from a theological viewpoint. I will start with the assumption that the MT of Joshua 24 displays a distinctive pro-Samaritan attitude. The aim of this essay is to determine the theological viewpoint of the LXX of Joshua 24 regarding the attitude toward the Samaritan question. I will argue that the LXX of Joshua 24 displays an anti-Samaritan attitude and that it embeds the covenant of Joshua 24 in the broader narrative of apostasy and fall, in sharp contrast to the MT of Joshua 24. en_ZA
dc.description.department Old Testament Studies en_ZA
dc.description.librarian am2017 en_ZA
dc.description.uri http://www.sasnes.org.za/SASNES_Journal_for_Semitics.htm en_ZA
dc.identifier.citation Wildenboer, J 2016, 'Joshua 24 : some literary and theological remarks', Journal for Semitics, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 483-502. en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn 1013-8471
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/60673
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher Unisa Press en_ZA
dc.rights Unisa Press en_ZA
dc.subject Joshua 24 en_ZA
dc.subject Samaritan question en_ZA
dc.subject Samaritan attitude en_ZA
dc.subject Theological viewpoint en_ZA
dc.title Joshua 24 in the LXX : some literary and theological remarks en_ZA
dc.type Article en_ZA


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