Exodus

Why does Moses order every Levite to practice fratricide?

March 5 2021 12:02AM

Did Pharaoh’s baker use conical molds?

Rossella Tercatin
Feb. 22 2021 12:01AM

Does the preservation of the covenant depend upon repeated revelations and direct divine encounters, or are there more permanent ways?

Feb. 19 2021 12:01AM

God’s proposed covenant does not look to men of virtue or point to rule by philosophers or kings or prophets. The covenant is made with each and every person.

Feb. 5 2021 12:40AM

Why is the Lord so adamant about obliterating Amalek, and why does He make His intentions known?

Jan. 29 2021 1:01AM

This week, we look at the religious, political, and cultural matrix out of which Israel emerges, and the human alternative against which Israel will be defined.

Jan. 15 2021 12:01AM

Read along with one of our time’s great readers of the Bible as he works his way through the book of Exodus.

Jan. 8 2021 12:00AM

It’s what the Puritans did.

Ed Simon
Nov. 27 2020 1:01AM

And for why it matters.

James Hoffmeier
Aug. 28 2020 12:01AM

The author of our April essay joins us to talk about how to read the book of Exodus, how the Israelites became a people, and plenty more.

May 15 2020 12:01AM

He is still full of hope, and so—in replying to those who would misunderstand me and my method of reading the Bible—am I.

April 29 2020 1:14AM

The conventional assignment of the family birthright to the firstborn comes under criticism in all of the family stories in Genesis; in Exodus, the issue becomes even more complicated.

April 27 2020 12:01AM

A famous and sorely misunderstood painting of Napoleon touching plague victims in Palestine illuminates the current moment.

April 21 2020 12:15AM

It’s hard to extract universal philosophical or political lessons from a set of books that is so resolutely particular.

April 20 2020 12:01AM