The Promise of the Land

  The Taubman Professorship and Lectures
  Acknowledgments
  Abbreviations
  Introduction

 expand section1—  The Patriarchal Stories in the Light of Greek Foundation Stories
 expand section2—  The Pattern of Israelite Settlement:  A Comparison with the Pattern of Greek Colonization
 expand section3—  The Borders of the Promised Land:  Two Views
 expand section4—  Expulsion, Dispossession, and Extermination of the Pre-Israelite Population in the Biblical Sources
 expand section5—  The Conquest of the Land of Canaan:  Reality and Ideology
 expand section6—  The Conquest and Settlement According to the Different Accounts
  7—  Two Introductions to the Period of Judges
 collapse section8—  The Inheritance of the Land:  Privilege versus Obligation
 expand sectionSins That Forfeit the Right to the Promised Land
 The Land in the First Temple Period and Jerusalem in the Second Temple Period:  The Shift from Land to City
 expand sectionConception of the Conquest of the Land during the Second Temple Period
 expand section9—  The Covenantal Aspect of the Promise of the Land to Israel

  Bibliography
 expand sectionIndex of Texts
 expand sectionIndex of Subjects
 expand sectionIndex of Scholars

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