Is Gen 1-11 factual history (Orthodox/Fundamentalist view)?
or foundational myths about basic theological truths (Liberal/Progressive view)?</li></li></ul><li>Moses & the Exodus Generation<br />ca. 1700-1300 - Israelites (a.k.a. Hebrews) in Egypt (since time of Joseph, the "dreamer"); welcome at first, but later in slavery<br />ca. 1250 - MOSES and the Exodus – <br />Plagues; Passover; Exodus from Egypt; <br />Torah/Covenant on Mount Sinai; <br />Wandering in the Desert for 40 years <br />(books of Exodus - Deuteronomy)<br />Have Jews learned more from troubled eras than from good eras? <br />What elements of Jewish faith are tied to the Exodus?<br />
Chronology of the Book of Numbers<br />Num 1:1-10:10<br />Covers a period of 19 days at Sinai<br />Num 13-14<br />At Kadesh-Barnea<br />Num 1:1 - From: 1st day / 2nd mo / 2nd yr<br />Num 10:11 - To: 20th day / 2nd mo / 2ndyr<br />36<br />
Chronology of the Book of Numbers<br />Num 20:1-36:13<br />The 40th year after the exodus<br />Num 20:1, 22-29 - From ? Day / 1st mo / ? Yr (Miriam and Aaron die at Kadesh and Mt. Hor)<br />Cf. Num 33:36-38 - 1st day / 5th mo / 40th yr<br />Num 15-20<br />The 38 years of wandering<br />37<br />
Map of the Delta and North Sinai<br />The Mediterranean Sea<br />Canal Trace<br />Coastal Highway<br />Proposed Exodus Route<br />Alternate Exodus Route<br />Nile Valley<br />Lakes<br />Desert<br />3<br />
Exodus and the Route of the Wandering<br />Insert Map here<br />14<br />
The Route of the Exodus<br />Insert Map here<br />15<br />
Amen-hotep II and the Goddess Hathor<br />Amenhotep II (?) under the protection of the goddess Hathor in the form of a cow, sandstone statue from Deir el-Bahri<br />8<br />