If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware.If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices.1 Introduction 2 Exodus: Deliverance Traditions (1–18) 3 Sinai: Covenant Traditions (19–40) 4 Exodus as a Book Study Guide Aaron, Absolute law, Book of the Covenant, Covenant Code, Burning bush, Case law, Code of Hammurapi, Covenant, Ethical Decalogue, Exodus, Glory of Yhwh, Golden calf, Hebrews, Horeb, Hyksos, Jethro, Meeting tent, Midian, Miriam, Moses, Mount Sinai, Passover, Pesach, Pharaoh, Plagues, Ramses, Reed Sea, Red Sea, Ritual Decalogue, Sinai covenant, Tabernacle, Theophany, Zipporah Michelangelo’s Moses Moses is the central figure of the book of Exodus, famously depicted by the great artist and sculptor Michelangelo (1475–1564).

Source: Marble sculpture in the Church of San Pietro in Vincoli, Rome, 1515.

Drawing of the sculpture’s head by Daniel Hornschemeier Bandstra based on a photo by Barry Bandstra, 1998 (see page 144).

shaped Israel’s relationship with Yhwh whereby Yhwh became their patron deity.

This relationship has clear expectations of both parties and holds the promise of a glorious future.

Taken together, these events establish Israel’s core identity as a delivered people in covenant with God.

The exodus is also foundational to Judaism and Christianity.

In Judaism it is celebrated as , the Passover, and is the premier festival of freedom and liberty.

In Christianity it has been transformed into Easter, with Jesus of Nazareth as the Passover lamb.

The book of Exodus gets its name from the central event recounted therein: Israel’s miraculous departure from Egypt.

A bit of clarification: Exodus is not the Exodus; the first is a book, and the second is an event.

In serial order, the book of Exodus follows the book of Genesis, but in terms of its religious and national significance, it is number one.