The book of Joshua chronicles the Israelite settlement of the Promised Land—the victories and defeats, falling walls, the division of the land. What do the people, places, and events in Joshua tell us about God? Gaebelein devotes significant attention to these details, and shows how an understanding of the minor plots in the story of Joshua helps us understand the story as a whole. The succinct exposition of the book of Joshua in Types in Joshua tells the story of the Israelites, and—more importantly—tells the story of God.
It is my privilege to commend to the people of God… the volumes of Mr. A. C. Gaebelein…
—C. I. Scofield
[These are] works of wide research…
His writings will never lose their timeliness—a valuable addition to any library.
—United Evangelical Action
Arno Clemens Gaebelein was born in 1861 in Germany, and immigrated to the United States in 1879. He was converted at an early age, and became ordained in the Methodist church in 1886. Gaebelein was a prolific writer. He wrote numerous books and tracts and served as editor of Our Hope, a Bible study magazine, for fifty-two years. He also co-edited the Scofield Reference Bible. Gaebelein devoted nearly ten years of his life to writing The Annotated Bible, a 3,000-page commentary on Scripture, also available from Logos. He also lectured frequently at Dallas Theological Seminary. Gaebelein died in 1945.