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Exodus and emancipation Biblical and African-American slavery by Kenneth R. Chelst

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Published by Urim Publications in Jerusalem, New York .
Written in English


  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Exodus -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Slavery in the Bible,
  • Slavery and Judaism,
  • Slavery -- United States -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [412]-420) and indexes.

StatementKenneth Chelst.
LC ClassificationsHT915 .C44 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination446 p. :
Number of Pages446
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23689938M
ISBN 109655240207
ISBN 109789655240207
LC Control Number2009352047

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  Each year, at the Pesach Seder, we enumerate the kindnesses that Hashem bestowed upon our ancestors. Has there ever been a population of slaves that was redeemed in so glorious a way - . Go to Index of Exodus Chapters. Exodus relates the story of freedom for God’s people from slavery and the beginning of national identity. The book is strategically important to both Old Testament history and a proper understanding of Hebrew customs and institutions.   In his thoroughly-researched and very well-written book, Coffey analyzes the use of Exodus rhetoric in English-speaking political culture in three historical periods: the religious and political revolutions in England and America in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the campaigns to abolish the African slave trade and the institution of slavery in America, and the struggle for civil. The Black Community and the Book of Exodus: A Complex Relationship The Exodus-oriented collective consciousness that is frequently assigned to African Americans of the Civil War era is based upon the similarities that existed between the narrative’s Israelites and the lives of oppressed Blacks; however it often only draws upon the simplistic.

  The book explores the five major needs of every long-term victim and journeys through these five stages with the Israelite and the African-American slaves on their historical path toward physical and psychological freedom. Part III - FREEDOM'S ROAD: Exodus and Emancipation, Chapter Social and Psychological Needs of the Oppressed Author: Kenneth Chelst. by Matt Slick 11/12/ Return to Slavery Page. Exodus –21, "If a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod and he dies at his hand, he shall be punished. 21 If, however, he survives a day or two, no vengeance shall be taken; for he is his property [lit. money].". Exodus and Emancipation book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Presenting a new perspective on the saga of the enslavement of the /5. Although God liberated the Hebrews from slavery in Egypt, slavery is not universally prohibited in the Bible. Slavery was permissible in certain situations, so long as slaves were regarded as full members of the community (Gen. ), received the same rest periods and holidays as non-slaves (Exod. ; Deut. , ), and were treated humanely (Exod. , ).