Tagged: Exodus

Moses Parting the Red Sea

Earlier this week, Prof. Eckel lectured to the students of CC101 on the Book of Exodus. As an introduction to the topic, he showed the clip above from the 1956 feature film, The Ten Commandments.

MLK: “I have been to the mountaintop”

Prof. Eckel, during his lecture on the Book of Exodus this morning for the students of CC101, showed a clip of Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking on the night before his assassination in 1968.

Six Quotes: Damrosch on Exodus

“Think of the Bible as Woody Allen’s recipe for chicken salad.” “The drama of this epic is that at every moment God gives them what they need, and the next moment, they fuck up again.” “Law is the emotional center of Exodus. The stories exist as the frame FOR the law.” “Aaron should be like […]

Recollections of Elie Wiesel

Prof. Elie Wiesel has always played a central role in our fall series of lectures for CC101 students, as a scholar, certainly, but also as a representative of a tradition of conscience and wisdom that we are fortunate to benefit from in our community and our world. As I was listening to him speak once […]

Wiesel’s lecture in CC101

A reminder to CC101 students… Prof. Wiesel will give his lecture on Exodus next Monday, September 27th, at 4 PM in the School of Management Auditorium, room 105. This lecture will replace our normal, Tuesday morning lecture. Although  seating for students in CC101 is a priority, all Core students and alumni are welcome to attend […]