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    to put the major themes and motifs of his novel into a framework to which all can relate. Steinbeck uses allusions* to the following: biblical characters, such as Jim Casy as a Christ figure, biblical events, such as comparing the migrants’ exodus to the exodus of the Jews, and teachings found in the Bible, such as the brotherhood…

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    reception on a project for work or school. In these moments, in the midst of our joy, it can be easy to forget the source- our Creator who is good in all ways and who blesses us and helps us through the tough times. On a much larger scale, the passage of Exodus 15:1-21 is a record of an entire people who are experiencing the exuberance of finally being free. Known…

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    To complicate matters, they were absolutely in the dark as to whom they were praying. Thus God sent Moses to make the introduction (Exodus 3:13-15). It would appear that the Hebrews truly wanted to believe but faith in Yahweh proved formidable despite His many exhibitions of His power and providential care (Numbers 14:11). This paradigm of trusting and subsequent doubt, would to be a…

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    treatments of the Bible in the past centuries. The five treatments include use of the Bible for conquest, rejection of the Bible, the "popular" reading of the bible and Indigenous hermeneutics. In this first treatment, the Biblical narrative from Exodus is used to justify the conquest and genocide of non-Christians throughout history. Stating that just as the Israelites took the land of Canaan, so should the conquerors take other land, said to be theirs by the Pope. The second treatment is…

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    Are women regarded the same in the Quran as in Exodus? Both of these religious texts seem to say they are not to be equal to men. In Exodus, the role of women is similar to surrogate mother, while the Quran has them resembling a blow up sex doll. Exodus says women are regarded more as property than as people, while the Quran labeled them as half of a man. The Quran pictures women as a dirty thing that you can marry as you please; Exodus has a similar outlook on women showing them as a tool to…

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    We must remember that we are in a spiritual exodus! Even though we already have “the tablets of the covenant,” we constantly and consistently fail because our nature is to “break the rules” (also called sin), but overall because we are not close to the Lord. When talking about being close to the Lord…

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    appeared unto thee. Does this sound like something you may of been through, I have and I’m sure you may of you felt the same way also? Moses is like many of us, caught in our feelings and emotions and leaning on them in a critical time in our life. “Exodus. 4:1-4 God proves something to Moses on that day as he said unto him, what is that in thine hand? And he said, A rod. And he said, Cast or throw it on the ground. And he threw it on the ground, and it became…

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    Any rich story weaves in symbolism and foreshadowing. This enhances the meaning of the narrative, gives the audience clues to the future, and sets the stage for multiple themes. The drama of the Bible checks all of these boxes and then some. Although there are many characters in the first formative years of Israel’s existence, the character of Joshua, leads Israel into a temporary Promised Land, which foreshadows the role that Jesus plays in the unfolding narrative. Joshua was critical to the…

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    First, Moses began his life as an adopted son to the Egyptian court. But when she hid him no longer, she got him a wicker basket and cover it over with tar and pitch. Then she put the child into it and set it among the reeds by the bank of the Nile (Exodus 2:3), however the daughter of the Pharaoh came down to bathe at the Nile, with her maidens waling alongside the Nile; she saw the basket among the reeds and sent her…

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    the dangers of it. When Moses was born he was supposed to die when his mother put him in the river and he floated there crying and the "pharaoh's daughter comes by the river and pities the baby and adopts him."(Exodus 2:1-10) When Moses was called an outcast he wanted to prove to them that he is not so it happened and "Peter explored Moses and what his life was like."(Biblical Archaeology Society Staff) So in the end of all …

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