The following Jewish quote implies that there is such a thing as a spiritual exodus. To make better sense of the quote, and I know that there are a lot of people on this site who do not relate to Freud to well, the Godly soul would relate to the superego or the conscience and the animal soul would relate to the sinful desires of the id.
“Mitzrayim” (Egypt) means constriction, limitation. The spiritual Egyptian exile is the animal soul’s restricting and concealing the G-dly soul so severely that the G-dly soul is compressed to the degree that it is diminished and obscured. “Exodus from Egypt” is the removal of the constriction and bounds; i.e. the intellect in the brain illuminates the heart, bringing about fine character traits translated into actual practice…
– Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak of Lubavitch
Happy Passover to our Jewish brothers and sisters!