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  The WELL: Joshua Piven, "The Escape Artists"
The minor-league ballplayer you profile, Josh, is an interesting exception in the book.
No, Chuck retired from baseball after the 2006 season (after the book was already written) and, though keeping his hand in via coaching, has joined the fire department.
However, don't forget that unlike everyone else in the book, his life has revolved around his escape (that is, baseball) since he was three years old.
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  Book of Joshua - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Book of Joshua is the sixth book in both the Hebrew Tanakh and the Old Testament of the Christian Bible.
Modern critical scholars argue that Joshua was probably written in the late monarchic or early post-exilic age, either from the JEDP sources that they believe were responsible for the Pentateuch, or by one of the prophets of the eighth century BCE.
The book of Joshua contains a history of the Israelites from the death of Moses to that of Joshua.
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - JOSHUA, BOOK OF.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Joshua is bidden to make flint knives wherewith to circumcise the Israelites, for those born in the desert had not been circumcised.
Joshua in front of Jericho receives the visit of a "captain of the host of the Lord" in the guise of a man, who declares that the soil on which Joshua is standing is holy ground.
Joshua becomes master of the whole land—the hill-country, the southland, the lowland, and the slopes—leaving not one king alive, and banning all men from Kadesh-barnea unto Gaza, and all the district of Goshen unto Gibeon.
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 Book of Joshua
The Book of Joshua forms part of the Deuteronomistic History, the collective name given by scholars to the books of Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, 1 and 2 Samuel, and 1 and 2 Kings, all of which appear to have been compiled by the same editor or editors.
Joshua is based on earlier sources, however; some parts of the text date from the premonarchial period.
As long as these books contained, in the main, the only known accounts of the events they mention, there was some plausibility in the theory that perhaps these accounts were written rather to teach moral lessons than to preserve an exact knowledge of events.
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 BOOK OF JOSHUA - LoveToKnow Article on BOOK OF JOSHUA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
JOSHUA, BOOK OF, the sixth book of the Old Testament, and the first of the group known as the Former Prophets.
Moreover, P in its turn shows elsewhere definite indications of different periods and standpoints, and the fluid state of the book at a late age is shown by the presence of Deuteronomic elements in Joshua xx., not found in the Septuagint, and by the numerous and often striking readings which the latter recension presents.
Value of the Book.The value of the book of Joshua is primarily religious; its fervency, its conviction of the destiny of Israel and its inculcation of the unity and greatness of the God of Israel give expression to the philosophy of Israelite historians.
www.1911ency.org /J/JO/JOSHUA_BOOK_OF.htm   (3369 words)

Chapter one of Joshua begins where the children of Israel have come to the border of the promised land after the forty years of wandering in the wilderness is complete.
Joshua is the Hebrew name for the Greek name Jesus, who is a type of Christ that fulfills the law by walking out a new dimension of Grace and Truth.
Joshua is told to allocate the land to Israel for an inheritance.
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 JOSHUA, NRSV HEBREW BIBLE   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The book of Joshua describes the "conquest" of Canaan and its allotment to the Israelite tribes.
The authorship of the book of Joshua is unknown.
The book's final date of composition is unknown; it is dependent upon the dating of the various editions of the Deuteronomistic History, of which it is now a part.
www.anova.org /sev/htm/hb/06_joshua.htm   (12941 words)

 Contradictory history in Joshua and Judges in the Bible
As well the Book of Joshua tells us that Moses assigned both the land of the Ammonites and the Moabites to the tribes, and that this land was parceled out by Joshua after the conquest was complete.
You see the Amorites were beaten by Joshua in another grand, sweeping campaign (chapter 10), and as it states in chapter 11, the Amorites were destroyed, and so were their cities and the people there.
In the book of Judges we are told that they could not defeat those iron chariots, and indeed, as you read along into the fourth chapter you find that the Israelites were being cruelly oppressed for decades by an enemy who were are told had 900 iron chariots.
www.awitness.org /contrabib/history/joshua.html   (2542 words)

 Book of Joshua
Joshua will provide a temporal salvation and Jesus an eternal one, The New Testament says that Mary would bring forth a son "and call his name Jesus, for he shall save his people from their sins." (Matthew 1:21).
Joshua is the book of the War of God, fought by men, with a "war of extermination" killing all defeated gentiles...
The Book recounts the invasion and occupation of Canaan
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Joshua was the successor of Moses, and performed the same miracle in parting the waters of the Jordan that Moses did to enable his people to pass through the Red Sea.
He not only subsidized the atmosphere to overpower his enemies, but he commanded the sun and the moon to stand still to lengthen the day and to lighten the night until this victory was complete.
It seems that the Lord was so well pleased with Joshua's refined military tactics that he suspended the laws of the vast solar system to vindicate the superior prowess of one small tribe on the small planet called the earth.
www.sacred-texts.com /wmn/wb/wb45.htm   (1324 words)

 JOSHUA, BOOK OF - Online Information article about JOSHUA, BOOK OF
Moses is dead, and Joshua enters upon his task with the help of the Transjordanic tribes who have already received their territory (i).
Division of the Land.—The result of the events narrated in the first part of the book is to ascribe the entire subjugation of Canaan to Joshua, whose centre was at Gilgal (x.
age is shown by the presence of Deuteronomic elements in Joshua xx., not found in the Septuagint, and by the numerous and often striking readings which the latter recension presents.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /JEE_JUN/JOSHUA_BOOK_OF.html   (4828 words)

 The Book of Joshua
And Joshua charged them with an oath at that time, saying, Cursed be the man before Jehovah, that riseth up and buildeth this city Jericho: with the loss of his first-born shall he lay the foundation thereof, and with the loss of his youngest son shall he set up the gates of it.
And Joshua took Makkedah on that day, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and the king thereof: he utterly destroyed them and all the souls that were therein; he left none remaining; and he did to the king of Makkedah as he had done unto the king of Jericho.
These are the inheritances, which Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the son of Nun, and the heads of the fathers’ houses of the tribes of the children of Israel, distributed for inheritance by lot in Shiloh before Jehovah, at the door of the tent of meeting.
www.ebible.org /bible/ASV/Joshua.htm   (11906 words)

 The Book of Joshua
And when Joshua and all Israel saw that the ambush had taken the city, and that the smoke of the city went up, then they turned back and smote the men of Ai.
And Joshua passed on with all Israel from Eglon to Hebron; and smote it with the edge of the sword, and its king and its towns, and every person in it; he left none remaining, as he had done to Eglon, and utterly destroyed it with every person in it.
And Joshua turned back at that time and took Hazor, and smote its king with the sword; for Hazor was formerly the head of all those kingdoms.
www.isi.edu /~hobbs/middle-east-web/node11.html   (618 words)

 Book Soup, Sunset Strip, Los Angeles, California
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One of the lost classics of the 1960s, and a legendary experiment in form, The Unfortunates is B. Johnson's famous "book in a box," in which the chapters are presented unbound, to be read in any order the reader chooses.
The Unfortunates is a book of passionate honesty and dark, courageous humor: a meditation on death and a celebration of friendship which also offers a remarkably frank self-portrait of its author.
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 Book Review - Joshua's Masai Mask - African Culture
Joshua's Masai Mask is a children's book about a young African (possibly African American) boy who is going to be in his school's talent show.
Joshua was rummaging through his uncles shop when he came upon a Masai mask made of ostrich feathers.
Or maybe Joshua was part of a Masai family that had moved to the United States.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art24930.asp   (375 words)

 Book of Joshua - Wikible   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This Book of the Bible is also the name of a person in the Bible.
Joshua, the first of twelve historical books (Joshua-Esther), forges a link between the Pentateuch and the remainder of Israel's history.
This is the Hebrew equivalent of the Greek name Iesous, "Jesus." Thus the Greek title given to the book in the Septuagint is Iesous Naus, "Joshua the Son of Nun." The Latin title is Liber Josue, the "Book of Joshua."
www.rvralumni.com /tmajor/index.php?title=Book_of_Joshua   (203 words)

 USCCB - NAB - Joshua - Introduction
The purpose of the book is to demonstrate God's fidelity in giving to the Israelites the land he had promised them for an inheritance (Genesis 15:18-20; Joshua 1:2-4; 21:41-43; 23:14-16).
The book closes with a narrative about the tribes east of the Jordan (Jos 22), a warning speech by Joshua (Jos 23), and a renewal at Shechem (Jos 24) of the covenant with the Lord, already affirmed there near the beginning of the conquest (Joshua 8:30-35).
Like the books which precede it, the Book of Joshua was built up by a long and complex process of editing traditional materials.
www.nccbuscc.org /nab/bible/joshua/intro.htm   (360 words)

 The Book of Joshua   (Site not responding. Last check: )
And while Joshua led a natural army of soldiers to victory, our Lord Jesus is now leading a spiritual army, the Church.
The Book of Joshua can of course be studied as natural history.
The second half of the book (chapters 13-24) can be entitled “Possessing the Inheritance.” After the Israelites moved in and defeated their enemies, they had to learn how to settle down and take possession of the land.
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 The Book of Joshua   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chapter Eight: The conquest of Ai After the battle, Joshua built an altar to G-d and he wrote a copy of the Torah "in the presence of the Children of Israel." Then "all of the congregation of Israel" stood there to hear the Torah read.
Here, we are specifically told that Joshua and the men of Israel "did not ask counsel of the Lord." In this case, Joshua and the men of Israel misjudged the situation and made the wrong decision.
Land is an extremely important commodity in the Book of Joshua.
www.uscj.org /soeast/atlanta/perekyomi/Joshua.html   (2736 words)

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Retrosheet, without which the research for The Book would not have been possible.
The explanations are clear and I think the appendix is the only section of the book that requires more than high-school level mathematics (and even that's debatable).
I hope sabermetricians read The Book and don't waste their energy and time duplicating what Tango, MGL and Dolphin have already and splendidly accomplished.
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Joshua and the Battle of Jericho (Children's Bible...
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A Navpress Bible Study on the Book of Joshua (1988)
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 Book of Joshua   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest.
This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.
Pass through the host, and command the people, saying, Prepare you victuals; for within three days ye shall pass over this Jordan, to go in to possess the land, which the LORD your God giveth you to possess it.
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 The BibleTexts.com Bible Commentary
Bible dictionary explanations of this book of the Bible at http://www.bibletexts.com/glossary/jos.htm.
Because Joshua had such undaunted faith in this divine guidance in the war, he was not only successful, but his reputation became great throughout the land (v.
Apparently it was thought that this would be an appropriate place for the tradition that Joshua fulfilled this dictate, despite the fact that the rest of the chapter has nothing to do with either Shechem or Mount Ebal.
www.bibletexts.com /verses/v-jos.htm   (534 words)

 Bokardo - Social Design by Joshua Porter
Once you know the day that someone receives a book, you know a lot more about them…they’ll probably read that book within two weeks and will be ready to get rid of it after that.
One of the primary ideas in my new book, Designing for the Social Web is a similar kind of lifecycle, what I call the “Usage Lifecycle”.
One of the problems I’ve seen over and over (and I’ve been guilty of this myself) is to recognize the stages while talking to people face to face, answering their questions, but then failing to bake that knowledge into the interface itself.
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 The book of Joshua
The book of Joshua gives us an excellent insight into understanding spiritual warfare and how to prosper in the will of God.
Joshua 3 - 4 Crossing Jordan and memorial stones
Joshua 5 - The angel of the Lord
www.wordlibrary.co.uk /bible/joshua   (63 words)

 BibleGateway.com: Search for a Bible passage in over 35 languages and 50 versions.
1 After the death of Moses the servant of the LORD, the LORD said to Joshua son of Nun, Moses' aide: 2 "Moses my servant is dead.
Now then, you and all these people, get ready to cross the Jordan River into the land I am about to give to them—to the Israelites.
8 Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it.
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 The Book of Joshua   (Site not responding. Last check: )
And these are the kings of the land whom Joshua and the children of Israel smote beyond the Jordan westward, from Baal-gad in the valley of Lebanon even unto mount Halak, that goeth up to Seir; and Joshua gave it unto the tribes of Israel for a possession according to their divisions;
And Joshua said unto them, If thou be a great people, get thee up to the forest, and cut down for thyself there in the land of the Perizzites and of the Rephaim; since the hill-country of Ephraim is too narrow for thee.
These were the appointed cities for all the children of Israel, and for the stranger that sojourneth among them, that whosoever killeth any person unwittingly might flee thither, and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood, until he stood before the congregation.
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