Wednesday, July 28, 2010

POD: Moses 2 ~ Mixed marriage

Moses is incredible! He is totally a man of our time ~ adopted as a baby, goes from slave to millionaire, discovers his roots and risks his life in order to stand up for his people, not once (when he protects the Hebrew slave and by mistake murders the overseer) but over and over again in a period of decades when he confronts and challenges the mega-powers of his time (the Pharaoh, the priests and the courtiers were no easy pushovers, they were... well, just as greedy and unprincipled and politically savvy and ruthless as the top of the power pyramid in today's scenario); and then in addition to this, there's the whole multi-cultural, displaced, inter-racial, inter-religious aspect of the guy: Who doesn't relate to some or all of that! ...More