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Was there Really an Exodus from Egypt

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ClassGraphic The general scholarly consensus is that there is absolutely no evidence of a mass exodus from Egypt, which according to the Bible consisted of about 600,000 men, plus women and children, plus a “mixed multitude” of non-Israelites for a total of about 2 million people (Exodus 12:37-38, Numbers 1:46). Yet a majority of scholars seem to agree that there very likely was some kind of exodus, though of significantly smaller numbers. In his book The Exodus (HarperOne 2017), Richard Elliott Friedman (author of Who Wrote the Bible?), proposes an exodus consisting of only one Israelite tribe, namely, the Levites. His discussion offers insights into the history of the Five Books of Moses, ancient Israelite life, and the development of the Israelite religion and their concept of God. Join us as we explore and discuss Friedman’s fascinating argument.

Class Details

4 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

Wieboldt Hall

MultipleInstructor :
1.Howard Aronson2.Marc Ungar 



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
1/15/2019 - 2/5/2019 Weekly - Tue 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM Chicago, Wieboldt Hall  Map Marc Ungar  ; Howard Aronson  ClassRoom