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Exodus Tradition
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I. Theological Aspects – II. The Book of Exodus

I. Theological Aspects

“The fact that Yahweh, the God of Israel, is he ‘who led Israel out of Egypt,’ is one of most elementary and the most frequently repeated statements of faith in the OT. The fact that God regularly constitutes the grammatical or at least the logical subject of the statement is just as noteworthy as the fact that the collective ‘Israel’ always appears as the …

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Zenger, Erich, “Exodus Tradition”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 07 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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