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  • Exodus And Moses

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    The Book of Exodus begins hundreds of years later once Joseph and his brothers have all died. This leaves a void in leadership over Israel and is eventually subdued to Moses. He is a Hebrew boy who starts off as a slave, and eventually encounters God through the burning bush where he is convinced to assume his role as leader of the Israelites. With the help of his brother Aaron, they face controversy with the Pharaoh of Egypt trying to rid their people and lead them to a land full of prosperity

  • Exodus And Deuteronomy

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    Amy Patterson April 17, 2014 Honors Exodus/Deuteronomy Caring for the Marginalized: Deuteronomy 26:1-15 God deeply desires to see the marginalized cared for. This claim is supported throughout the entirety of the Bible in God’s commandments to see this desire fulfilled. One example of this theme can be seen in Deuteronomy 26:1-15, which addresses the Israelite’s first fruits and tithes after they have entered the promised land—two laws described in Deuteronomy 14:22-29. These first fruits and tithes

  • The Theme of Growth in Exodus

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    The Theme of Growth in Exodus Exodus, by Leon Uris, is a novel of genuine Affirmation. One of the most prevalent of the affirmative themes is the idea of growth. Many of the characters learn a lot about themselves, and change tremendously in a positive way. Earlier in their lives, these characters decided to live their life one way, but throughout the book they change, and join each other to unite. Fighting for their common religion and fundamental rights brought them together in a way that

  • Exegetical Paper on Exodus 11

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    Cultural Background The passage that I have decided to do my Exegetical Paper on is Exodus 11. Exodus 11 has to deal the Death of the First Born Son being announced. The passage has to do with the plague that God had set upon Egypt known as the Death of the First Born Son. It was the last plague that God had put upon  Pharaoh (Johnston, 1989). The plague was that every first born son was to die at midnight (Johnston, 1989). The meaning first born son literally meant every first born son such as a

  • Exodus: Movement of Jah People

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    Israelites, from the Biblical Book of Exodus. They are connected through Rastafarianism, a postcolonial religion the Jamaicans created, where the oppressed people sought to return to their ancestral promised land. Songs from Bob Marley such as “Africa Unite,” “Buffalo Soldier,” and “Exodus” display the Jamaican’s overcoming the European colonialism, how urgent it is to unite as one African body, and to return to Ethiopia. This is just like the Book of Exodus when Moses led his fellow oppressed Israelite

  • The New Identity of Exodus as a Myth

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    The New Identity of Exodus as a Myth The story of the tooth fairy has become a part of the cultural tradition of generations. Many American children discover the legend of the tooth fairy at an early age. Furthermore, this mythical tale explains the meaning behind children losing their baby teeth. It marks a rite of passage between infancy and early childhood. In the strictest sense of the definition of a myth, however, the tooth fairy does not qualify as a mythical story. It does not have

  • Literary And Contextical Analysis Of Exodus 16: 9-18

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    I. Introduction: Exodus 16:9-18 9Then Moses said to Aaron, "Say to the whole congregation of the people of Israel, 'Come near before the LORD, for he has heard your grumbling. '" 10And as soon as Aaron spoke to the whole congregation of the people of Israel, they looked toward the wilderness, and behold, the glory of the LORD appeared in the cloud. 11And the LORD said to Moses, 12"I have heard the grumbling of the people of Israel. Say to them, 'At twilight you shall eat meat, and in the morning

  • The First Scenes Of The Exodus Story From A Group Of Women

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    This first article is written from an Asian feminist perspective. It was written by a group of women to show the side of the Exodus story from a woman’s perspective. The first scene introduces Jochebed- Moses’ mother. The first scene involves Moses’ mother, Jochebed, Miriam, Susannah, Hannah, Shiprah and Puah, although Shiprah and Puah enter into the scene later on, they are Hebrew woman who are slaves to the Egyptians. Jochebed is pregnant and has just learned of the Pharaoh’s decree to kill all

  • Comparison of Genesis I and Exodus 20

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    which are the central concerns of the Bible. The narrative focus in the Bible is on the story that begins with Noah and is centered on the exodus from Egypt. The central event in the Bible is the creation of the covenant and the giving of laws and commandments. Although the creation of the world in Genesis I and the pronouncement of the Ten Commandments in Exodus 20 are two completely different accounts in the Bible, there lies a similar theme between them: God creates an orderly and hierarchical universe

  • Free Essays: Odysseus of the Odyssey and Moses of Exodus

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    Odysseus of the Odyssey and Moses of Exodus The Book of Exodus is considered to be an epic poem as by definition.  An epic poem as defined by Funk and Wagnalls is a poem celebrating in stately, formal verse the achievements of heroes, gods, and demigods (426).  The Book of Exodus as well as the entire Bible was written in the form of an epic poem.  Major characteristics of epic poems are that there is always a heroic figure.  Moses is indeed comparable to Odysseus, the heroic figure