Take-home essay: this essay is worth 40 point of the first test. It must be typed, and it must be handed in at the beginning of class on the test day. Tardiness is unacceptable. This is a "knowledge, understanding, and thinking" question from the grading guidelines. You shoudl be able to answer this question is 3 pages typed.
What happened at the end of the Late Bronze Age and beginning of the Iron Age with respect to the origination of the Israelites in the land of Canaan? (Hint: Your answer should summarize what you consider to be the salient archaeological and historical data and discuss how these data should be related to the biblical accounts in Joshua and Judges. This is a broad question, so I am looking for you to choose what data to include in your discussion).