The Word Biblical Commentary series is known for its scholarly approach to the scriptures. This work on Joshua by T.C. Butler begins with introductory material concerning date and authorship of the book, as well as the setting, history and criticism of the text. He then goes into a section by section commentary of Joshua, discussing the structure and language of the book.
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