Third Sunday of Lent: 40 Days of Exoduses Summary

Unfortunately, I missed two days of my 40 Days of Exoduses project during this week. I wasn’t able to catch up this weekend, but will hopefully manage to do so over the coming week.

Day 11: False Phalluses and Despoiled Tyrants

New terms of service – Laban’s trickery – False phalluses and the lex talionis – YHWH appears to Jacob – Fleeing from Laban

Day 12: Jacob in the Dark

Laban pursues and overtakes Jacob – God appears to Laban – Rachel and Laban’s idols – Humiliation of the false gods – Covenant between Jacob and Laban – Preparing to meet Esau – Wrestling with YHWH – Peace with Esau

Day 13: The Exodus INTO Egypt

Joseph going to his brothers – Sold into slavery – Reduced to prison – The dreams of Pharaoh – Two stage exodus – Joseph’s brothers – The exodus of Israel into Egypt – Promise and anticipation of Exodus

Day 14: The Women, the Dragon, and the Beautiful Child’s Exoduses

The affliction of Israel – The Hebrew midwives’ righteous deception – A story of daughters – Eve and the dragon – The deliverance of Moses – Pharaoh’s daughter – Moses’ first visitation – Moses in Midian – Laban’s split personality

About Alastair Roberts

Alastair Roberts (PhD, Durham University) writes in the areas of biblical theology and ethics, but frequently trespasses beyond these bounds. He participates in the weekly Mere Fidelity podcast, blogs at Alastair’s Adversaria, and tweets at @zugzwanged.
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