Hope in the Wilderness
When we read the Bible informed by archaeology, we find support, illustration, contradiction, and absence. Sometimes, we peel back the layers and find ways stories were used to inspire peoples and explain their worlds. Whether there were 600 or 600,000 people who came out of Egypt, the story reminds us that God is on the side of the oppressed, and so should we be.
Topics: America, authorship, exile and return, harvey cox, historical critical, liberation, Moses, Myth, Narrative, Nebraska, oppression, thor