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Bibil Identifier bibil:221683
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Eisodus as Exodus
Title (English, ) The Song of the Sea (Exod 15) Revisited
Author Leuchter, Mark
Journal Biblica (Volume: 92, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 321-346 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This study continues a line of inquiry from the author’s previous essay regarding the 12th century BCE battle traditions embedded in the Song of Deborah (Judg 5) as the basis for a nascent Exodus ideology surfacing in the Song of the Sea (Exod 15). Exod 15 is identified as developing an agrarian ideal into a basis for national identity: Israel’s successful struggles against competing Canaanite military forces echoing earlier Egyptian imperial hegemony is liturgized into a myth where YHWH defeats the Egyptian foe and then settles his own sacred agrarian estate.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Exodus
Pericopes Exodus 15
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