Paradigms and Strategies for religious education in the Book of Exodus


  • Eduardo Franco

Palabras clave:

curriculum, Éxodo, educación, educación religiosa


The second book of the Bible is part of the Pentateuch, known in Hebrew literature as Torah (cf. Ezra 7:6). This last word conveys the meaning of instruction, with a possible “connection with ??? in the sense of stretching out the finger, or the hand, to point out a route”. The Law would be taught to the people and, as Ezra records, he had disposed his heart to inquire into the Law, obey it and teach it (7:10). Thus, its didactic purpose is evident from the nomenclature used to designate these first five books of the Bible. In this pedagogical context, in what way is Exodus important?