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Unformatted text preview: - Abraham is a paradigm for what should be humanities way of engaging with God (complete and utter obedience, faith, confidence - idea of chosen people having to set an example which represents both privileges and limitations (ie you're restricted by need for good behaviour but you also see the rewards of it). Genesis 37-50: Joseph narratives of how ppl went to Egypt For more detailed Genesis, see file from the response Book of Exodus Note - migration to Canaan from Mesopotamia and from Egypt appear as 2 different stories - but put together in chronological order via Joseph's family migration to Egypt and the Exodus with Moses - this signifies the Hebrew view of history - it is linear, and guided by God. 2 major events 1. Hebrew people (descendents of Abraham) flee from slavery in Egypt → God orchestrates release of Hebrew ppl from slavery under leadership of Moses and a lot of miracles happens....
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- Spring '08
- bible, Israelites, Moses