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Exodus
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I. The Term – II. Tradition History – III. Historical Background – IV. Liturgical Application

I. The Term

Exodus is the Latinized form of the Greek term ἔξοδος/éxodos (“departure”) for the second book of Moses, which is essentially devoted to a spectrum of traditions concerning Israel's stay in Egypt, its departure under the leadership of Moses, and its sojourn in the wilderness (Wilderness wandering). Because of the central posit…

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Görg, Manfred, “Exodus”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 26 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_04913>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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