Law in Joshua and Judges
Monday, November 24, 4:00-6:30 p.m.
Co-sponsored with the Joshua-Judges section.
Presider: John Welch, Brigham Young University
Cynthia Edenburg, Open University of Israel
Joshua 7–8 and Pentateuchal Law: Paradigm, Illustrative Narrative, or Legal Midrash?
Joshua Berman, Bar-Ilan University
The Legal Blend in the Narrative of Gideon’s Obliteration of His Father’s Cultic Site (Judg 6:25-31)
Markus Zehnder, Universität Basel
The Conquest of Canaan: Reading Deut 7:1-5 and Similar Passages in the Context of Joshua-Judges
Geoffrey Miller, New York University
The Veil of Ignorance in Biblical Covenants