Comments on ‘What About the Canaanites?’

Wolterstorff Nicholas

in Divine Evil?

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780199576739
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191595165 | DOI:
Comments on ‘What About the Canaanites?’

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relphiPhilosophy of Religion

Professor Anderson in his chapter ‘What about the Canaanites?’ and I in my essay ‘Reading Joshua’ both focus our attention on Israel's conquest of the land of Canaan as depicted centrally in the book of Joshua. But whereas I focus on the justice of the mode of conquest, specifically, its apparently brutal and genocidal character, Professor Anderson focuses on the justice of the mere fact of conquest....

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Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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