- Field: Literature
Read Genesis 18:1-15 (page 35) along with the footnotes and explain how Abraham is presented as an ideal Near Eastern image of hospitality. Discuss the importance of the disclosure of the divine name to Moses in Exodus 3:13-15 (page 87). How is the revelation of God's name to Moses important to the overall Exodus story AND the particular story in chapter 3? You will want to understand the overall story and the reasons for God's disclosure of the divine name to Moses. Note the information provided in the footnotes. Read Exodus 12:1-13 (page 99 in the Oxford Bible). What is the meaning of the word "Passover," and how is the word symbolic a portion of the Exodus story? Why was the Passover meal eaten in haste? List all the elements of the meal that describe how the meal was to be consumed in a hurry.