- How is the call of Moses similar to the call of Isaiah and Jeremiah – is Moses the greatest of prophets?
- Moses states his unworthiness for mission 8 times but is re-assured by God each time. What can we
learn about leadership from this?
- God’s call to Moses to return to his people is like Gods’ call to Joseph to bring Jesus back to the
promised land – what are the similarities?
- We find God “hardening Pharaoh’s heart” puzzling – does the Hebrew translation help us?
- What are the Septuagint and Masoretic versions of the Jewish Scriptures?
- The Hebrew word “know” is experiential and not just intellectual. Does this influence our
understanding of the text?
- How many Jewish people were there in Egypt? Hundreds or tens of thousands? Why are
there different figures in the text?
- How do we understand signs and wonders in the Jewish Scriptures given our scientific world
- The Exodus text is a paradigm of what happens in an oppressive regime. How did Martin Luther
King use this text in his fight for liberation?
- Do we blame God like Moses? Who said “If this is how you treat your friends Lord, I’d hate to
see how you treat your enemies!”?
- What does the Priestly School emphasize in the Second Account of Moses’ call?