The Book of Exodus, the second in the Bible, tells of the God who promises (chaps. 3–4; 6), saves (14–15; cf. 16–17), and commands (20ff.). It also depicts the person of Moses, bringing together and interpreting such varied events as the exodus (1–15), the desert wanderings (16–18), and the revelation at Sinai (19–31).
Exodus, Book of(931 words)
Cite this pageSchmidt, Werner H., “Exodus, Book of”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 22 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_E678>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512
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