Tag Archives: Exodus

Israelites with Egyptian names

At this juncture of 2018/19 I think back over the books I have been reading. I think that three books I have read recently converge on the reality that several names of Levites in the Bible appear to be Egyptian. … Continue reading

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Assuming the exodus happened–where and when?

They traveled from Etham, and turned back to Pihahiroth, which is before Baal Zephon: and they encamped before Migdol (Numbers 33:7 WEB). Before I move on to more about the books I have been reading by James Hoffmeier and Robert … Continue reading

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What answer would an Israelite would give to the question, “Are you saved?” Christopher Wright in The Mission of God says the ancient Jew would tell you the story of the exodus. Wright is arguing that our mission has to … Continue reading

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Lent 3-Exodus 20:1-17

For the first part of next week, blogging will not happen. I get a chance to spoil my grandchildren, so I will devote full-time to that. I am putting up my post about the Hebrew Scripture for Lent 3 early. … Continue reading

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Levenson-The exodus in Genesis

I continue to read Jon Levenson’s The Death and Resurrection of the Beloved Son. The first Bible story of plagues upon Egypt and an Israelite exodus is in Genesis 12:17-20, not in the Book of Exodus. The plagues happen in … Continue reading

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