Rhetorical Analysis Of ' The Law Of Moses '

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Exodus is often looked at as being a book about how all the complaining and grumbling that the Israelites did after God rescued them for the hands of Egypt, while punishing the Pharaoh and the Egyptians for their worshiping of other gods. God laid out the Ten Commandments to guide His holy people. While the heart of men was still full of sin God gave His people the Law of Moses to guide them and to help set up their civil courts. The Law of Moses are boundaries set by God to keep His people faithful to Him. Reading biblical law integrates three research groups, law, jurisprudence, and literary theory. While giving a new method of interpretation. It focuses on the character and events and how they are described. While rhetorical elements serve to expound on the content, the communication process through the writer to give the law to the audience. Casuistic law, consists of the state of affairs with a prescribed legal consequence that presents a social problem. There is a consent dialogue between the writer and the audience of the law. Going further than changing people’s actions to influencing the consciousness, and changing behavior (Bartor,2012). The emphasis will be on Exodus 23:1-3, and how the Law is interpreted, while discussing if a later editor added this section of Exodus. Exodus 23:1-3 states, “You must not spread a false report. Do not join the wicked to be a malicious witness. You must not follow a crowd in wrongdoing. Do not testify in a lawsuit and go along
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