Book of Exodus

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the second book of the Old Testament: tells of the departure of the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt led by Moses

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See how I use the rabbinic reading of the Tamar narrative as an example of this in Redeeming Relevance in the Book of Exodus (Jerusalem: Urim Publications, 2010) pp.
Similar to the Book of Exodus, allusion to Leah both speaks to Bloom's personal experience and the resonance of his Jewish heritage beyond his personal circumstances in the book.
Like the mountain miracles in the Book of Exodus, mountain miracles are happening every day in this world to those who declare and claim God's promises persistently and with great faith.
If you are familiar with the Book of Exodus, you can see that Scott's version follows the narrative in broad strokes but not closely and in fact makes some changes.
Akhenaten and Moses (the first a figure of history and the second a figure of tradition) symbolize this shift in its incipient, revolutionary stages and represent two civilizations that were brought into the closest connection as early as the Book of Exodus, where Egypt stands for the old world to be rejected and abandoned in order to enter the new one.
Ridley Scott's Exodus: Gods and Kings, like The Ten Commandments, tells the story of Moses leading the Hebrews out of bondage in ancient Egypt as told by the Book of Exodus, but the spectacle of pharonic Egypt--replete with gargantuan pyramids, the Sphinx of Giza, and grandiose royal palaces--is essentially all the film has going for it.
The $140m Hollywood film is based on the book of Exodus from the Bible, which tells the story of how Moses led the Jews out of Egypt by parting the Red Sea.
For Spanish composer Alberto Iglesias, Ridley Scott's "Exodus: Gods and Kings" is his largest-scale work to date, requiring hours of music played by a 108-member London orchestra, 60-voice choir singing passages from the Book of Exodus, and soloists playing various ethnic instruments.
Yes, Scott turns the Book of Exodus into a real action movie, one whose violent and furious action scenes can be deemed audacious and shocking at the same time.
Constitution and recommends the Bible's Book of Exodus for further reading.
Essentially an operatic setting of the Book of Exodus plus added love interest, it's crammed with striking moments - a short, atmospheric prelude, and a stirring choral prayer for Moses and his people that's surely the blueprint for Verdi's Va, pensiero.
Others, such as a study of the Book of Exodus, will require more knowledge of the Bible.
You'll find them in the book of Exodus, chapter 20.
Paul, Minnesota) departs from other commentary on the book of Exodus by focusing on what the translator was intending to communicate in rendering the text from Hebrew into Greek.
The text is drawn mainly from the Book of Exodus and the Psalms.