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Heidegger's Bible Handbook: Exodus: Summary of Exodus

2. The argument of the book.

Now, Exodus comprehends the history of the persecution of the Israelites in Egypt, their miraculous liberation from cruel slavery by Moses, under whose leadership the Israelites, with their persecutors divinely oppressed, having been led through the Red Sea into the desert, fought against the Amalekites, were fed with bread rained down from heaven, instituted Magistracy by the commandment of God, and lastly received laws from God, describing and prescribing true religion, holy morals, ceremonies and rites, and finally a just polity, in which also their sin concerning the calf, foully perpetrated, is touched upon.

Dr. Dilday's Lecture: 'Journey to Sinai'

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