The Book of Exodus



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The Book of Exodus

Weber pp. 42 - 47




  1. What is the essence of the contract (or covenant) that God (Jahweh) offers to the people of Israel by way of Moses?



  1. Do you find this law code to be more or less strict than the Code of Hammurabi? Why?




  1. Paraphrase a few laws that “struck you” and explain why!




  1. Compare the Code of Hammurabi with the Law of Moses regarding:

    1. The societal stratification of each of the culture



    1. Similarities between the cultures of the Babylonians and the Hebrews



    1. Differences between the cultures of the Babylonians and the Hebrews



  1. What ethical principles (moral obligations) are stressed by the Mosaic Code?




  1. What is the image of God (Jahweh) as portrayed in this reading?


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