I just had a fascinating interaction online in the context of discussing the relation of the Old Testament to the New. The conversation went something like this.
Blogger: ‘There is no difference between the OT and the NT. There is nothing in the NT which is not in the OT.’
Me: ‘What about Jesus?’
Blogger: ‘He is all over the Old Testament. You just have to look.’
Me: ‘Really? Where for example?’
He then offered me the following allegorical reading of the Joshua 2 based on the fact that Joshua in Hebrew is the same name as Jesus in Greek (the Hebrew meaning of course ‘God saves’, Matt 1.21):