09.17 - 09.17 Moses and the Exodus Most well-known story shapes Israelites relationship to God I Background A From Ur to Egypt 1 Genesis 12 in

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09.17 Moses and the Exodus Most well-known story; shapes Israelites’ relationship to God I. Background A. From Ur to Egypt 1. Genesis 12 in Haran 2. Jacob in Canaan 3. Jacob’s family goes to Egypt with Joseph (end of Genesis) B. Patriarchs as Introduction 1. Stories are a set-up for Israelites’ conquest and occupation 2. How do they get into the land/how is promise fulfilled? 3. Moses – more about him than any other figure in the Bible II. Overview of the Exodus Event A. The Narrative 1. Egypt: 70 People (Jacob’s family) 2. Enslaved (build cities of Ramses and Pithom) 3. Moses demands that the people be let go for sacrifice for 3 days 4. 10 Plagues 5. Red Sea 6. 10 Commandments B. The Historical Setting 1. Is there anything historical? What evidence is there? Why isn’t there evidence? If something happened, what and why?
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2. Most historians think that something happened; Exodus is not entirely credible 3. Names found in Exodus are Egyptian (Moses) 4. There’s evidence that Israel was in existence (Israel shows up end of
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course RELI 103 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '07 term at UNC.

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09.17 - 09.17 Moses and the Exodus Most well-known story shapes Israelites relationship to God I Background A From Ur to Egypt 1 Genesis 12 in

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