Category Archives: Ten Commandments

Exodus 24-31: some very, very detailed instructions

I’ve slightly had my comeuppance here. OK, so I decided to talk about the importance of ritual in my last post. But this section is really going for it – although I suppose if you’re setting out details of religious … Continue reading

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Exodus 17-23: rules and regulations

Still wandering in the wilderness in the south of the Sinai peninsula, the Israelites apparently haven’t yet learnt the graceful art of gratitude, but continue to get snitty with Moses at every opportunity: 17/2 “Wherefore the people did chide with … Continue reading

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Exodus 18 to 20: take two tablets and call me in the morning…

Exodus 18 Jethro, Moses’ father-in-law rocks up. Verse 7 “And Moses went out to meet his father in law, and did obeisance, and kissed him: and they asked each other of their welfare; and they came into the tent.” Jethro … Continue reading

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