Dave Puttick explores how we should understand the conquest of Canaan.
Dave is married to Meriel. He serves as Assistant Pastor at Emmanuel Church Canterbury, where he was previously an Intern. He is responsible for leading Emmanuel’s student ministry.
Ideas for further thought and discussion
If you want to dig a bit deeper, as well as the books Dave mentions in his article, you could check out two very helpful talks on issues of OT warfare and slavery by Pete Williams, warden of Tyndale House in Cambridge. Find them on the Gospel Coalition’s website.