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    have you noticed

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by ANT (Bar YOSEF), Dec 10, 2007.

    I may sound thick here, but has any one noticed the Nativity story has striking similarities with the Exodus story.
     
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    Nah, it's the opposite. They run into Egypt, rather than away from it :p
     
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    Both center around escaping intolerance and persecution.
     
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    No , im talkin about the begining. Is King Herod assuming the evil Pharaoh figure?
     
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    I think it may establish Jesus as a 2nd Moses figure
     
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    There are many elements that recur in mythology/religion. But Judaism and Christianity are more closely tied together than most faiths.
     
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    Seeing as one gave rise to the other, yes...

    And if you read the Bible, there are numerous comparisons between Jesus and Moses (and Elijah).
     

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