From Egypt to Sinai - Introduction to the Old Testament - Professor Christine Hayes - Lecture 9 of 10 - Video-lecture

Video-lecture, History

Description: This lecture traces the account of the Exodus (and the origin of the Passover festival as a historicization of older nature festivals) and Israel's liberation from bondage under Pharaoh. The story reaches its climax with the covenant concluded between God and Israel through Moses at Sinai. Drawing heavily on the work of Jon Levenson, lecture examines Ancient Near Eastern parallels to the Sinaitic covenant and describes the divine-human relationship (an intersection of law and love) that the covenant seeks to express
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University: Yale University (CT)
Subject: History