Course on the Pentateuch – Exegesis of Exodus 14 – The drying of the Red Sea

In Exodus 14, as we have said, there are two different stories, cast and adapted by the author. The first, which we have seen, is the story of the true miracle, the so-called parting of the Red Sea made by God through his servant Moses. The second is a somewhat more…

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Jerusalem a city like no other!

Now, as then, Jerusalem – Yerushalem – is a coacervation of situations, people, contradictions, researchers, tourists, travelers, seekers of themselves and truth together. A symbol and even an archetype of how peace requires a difficult dialogue, but always possible for those who believe that truth is symphonic. Now, as then,…

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Who ‘the Elohim’ were? Divine beings? Angels? The God of Israel? (Second part)

Based on the Brown Driver Briggs’s Hebrew Dictionary we continue our research on the meaning of ELOHIM. Today we study two famous cases, where the reference is clearly to ‘God or divine beings’. The first case is Psalm 8:5: For thou hast made him a little lower than the ELOHIM, and hast…

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