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Unformatted text preview: 9-17-03 NotesChange in Reading AssignmentInstead of Leviticus 1-16 Read Leviticus 1-7; 11; 16-20Moses and the ExodusI.Backgrounda.From Ur to Egypti.Joseph as a slave – pharaohs right hand manb.Patriarchs as introductionII.Overview of the Exodus Eventa.The Narrativeb.Historical Settingi.Most of the names are actually Egyptians1.why Egyptian names?2.The roots are actually from people coming out of Egypt3.some evidence that Israel was coming to existence during this event4.no historical evidence of people in Israel until the end of the 13 century BCE5.found on a stone call The Merneptah Stele (1210 BCE)a.The princes are prostrate saying, “Mercy!” Not one raises his head among the Nine Bows. Carried off is Ashkelon (city); seized upon is Gezer (city); Yanoam (city) is made as that which does not exist; Israel is laid waste; its seed is not; Hurru as become a widow for Egypt!. All lands together, they are pacified; Everyone who was restless, he has bound by the oiing of Upper and Lower Egypt6.Egyptian Pharaohs of the Time of Exodusa.Seti I (1294-1279 BCE) (Moses’ alleged grandfather?)b.Raamses II (1279-1213 BCE) (Pharaoh of the Exodus)c.Merneptah (1213-1203 BCE) (First conqueror of Israel)d.Have mummies of all three pharaohs which suggests that Raamses II was not killed during the fight at the red seaIII.Key points in the Narrativea.Enslavement and the birth of a saviori.First time the ark comes out of the Noah storyii.Moses is put in a basket and floated down the sea, Pharaohs daughter finds him and raises him as her owniii.By the time Moses is an adult he must flee the land because the...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course JWST 103 taught by Professor Erhman during the Fall '07 term at UNC.
- Fall '07