Exodus Settlement

Topic: Problematize the Exodus-liberation-settlement motif from the Adivasi perspective

Presenters: Kyrshanborlang Mawlong

Introduction: In this paper we are trying to discussion the difficulties that the Israelites faced during staying in Egypt and how God response to their crying by liberated them from the hand of the Egyptian and also how they enter and settled in Canaan. But, this liberation of the Israelite by God create an impact on the indigenous people of the Canaan, we could see there are many problems or difficulties of Canaanite in mix up with Israelites either in culture, religious and social as a whole. We will also see the situation of Adivasi in India how they are ...

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show how God by his grace chose the people of Israel and entered into a deeper relationship with them. The story begins with the family of Jacob, which moved to Egypt to escape the famine. After Jacob's son Joseph rose from slavery to become Pharaoh's right-hand person, Jacob's family migrated and settled in Egypt. The biblical record affirms that the Israelites were fruitful and prolific; they multiplied and grew exceedingly strong, so that the land was filled with them. Then a new king arose who did not know Joseph. He wants to get rid of the Israelite because of the fear that they would fight against them and run away from the land. The method he used was that the king made them forced labourers and put taskmasters over them. The Egyptians thus oppressed them ruthlessly and imposed heavy task on them and made their lives bitter. So the Israelites groaned and cried to their God of the Ancestors to liberate them. In the midst of their suffering, Yahweh was not silent and ...

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as the number of men.

3. Settlement:

After Moses died, Joshua became the new leader of the Israelites. The biblical accounts of the conquest and settlement cover four main areas: Transjordania, the Central Hill country, the Southern region, and the North. Joshua himself was prepared for conquest. The conquest of Jericho was a sample victory. Israel simply followed the instructions of the Lord. The Israelites marched around the city seven times, the walls of the city fell and they could enter to take possession (Joshua 6).

The Israelites then attempted to conquer the nearby city of Ai, where they met with their first defeat. Assured of success, Joshua renewed his plans ...

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