The Exodus in Biblical Memory

@article{Hendel2001TheEI,
  title={The Exodus in Biblical Memory},
  author={Ronald S. Hendel},
  journal={Journal of Biblical Literature},
  year={2001},
  volume={120},
  pages={601}
}
ProQuest Information and Learning Foreign Text Omitted... tradition (which is a product of oblivion and memory) -Jorge Luis Borges The exodus from Egypt is a focal point of ancient Israelite religion. Virtually every kind of religious literature in the Hebrew Bible-prose narrative, liturgical poetry, didactic prose, and prophecy-celebrates the exodus as a foundational event.1 Israelite ritual, law, and ethics are often grounded in the precedent and memory of the exodus. In the Decalogue, Yahweh… Expand
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