Understanding through Discussion


Welcome! You are not logged in. [ Login ]
EvC Forum active members: 75 (9011 total)
56 online now:
Tangle (1 member, 55 visitors)
Newest Member: Burrawang
Post Volume: Total: 881,566 Year: 13,314/23,288 Month: 244/795 Week: 40/33 Day: 0/12 Hour: 0/0


Thread  Details

Email This Thread
Newer Topic | Older Topic
  
Author Topic:   Did the Biblical Exodus ever happen?
Coragyps
Member
Posts: 5547
From: Snyder, Texas, USA
Joined: 11-12-2002
Member Rating: 3.7


Message 31 of 657 (580047)
09-07-2010 12:10 PM
Reply to: Message 29 by frako
09-07-2010 10:27 AM


Re: Calculations. Yay!
They ate manna, not lambs. You need to be figuring how many scale insects need to be making honeydew from how many desert shrubs to feed that many people.

This message is a reply to:
 Message 29 by frako, posted 09-07-2010 10:27 AM frako has responded

Replies to this message:
 Message 32 by frako, posted 09-07-2010 12:48 PM Coragyps has not yet responded
 Message 37 by Buzsaw, posted 09-07-2010 9:58 PM Coragyps has not yet responded

Coragyps
Member
Posts: 5547
From: Snyder, Texas, USA
Joined: 11-12-2002
Member Rating: 3.7


(1)
Message 76 of 657 (580869)
09-11-2010 10:01 PM
Reply to: Message 75 by Buzsaw
09-11-2010 9:49 PM


Re: Arabia/Midian Evidence
by now, I don't expect some of you members to acknowledge any cited evidence for anything ever supported by evidence relative to the Exodus.

And we, Buz, don't expect you to provide any, either. Wyatt had none. His successors have none. Exodus and Numbers provide a morsel, on a par with the evidence The Two Towers provides for Middle Earth.

Give it a rest until you find something. Anything.


This message is a reply to:
 Message 75 by Buzsaw, posted 09-11-2010 9:49 PM Buzsaw has acknowledged this reply

Coragyps
Member
Posts: 5547
From: Snyder, Texas, USA
Joined: 11-12-2002
Member Rating: 3.7


Message 111 of 657 (598954)
01-04-2011 12:02 PM
Reply to: Message 106 by Buzsaw
01-04-2011 10:18 AM


Re: Artifact Evidence, Etc
Jewish law required the burial of human waste etc.

And digging thousands of holes for poop out in the desert is going to leave no traces at all? Really, Buz?


"God is Santa Claus for adults."
- Mad Kallie

This message is a reply to:
 Message 106 by Buzsaw, posted 01-04-2011 10:18 AM Buzsaw has not yet responded

Replies to this message:
 Message 113 by Theodoric, posted 01-04-2011 1:21 PM Coragyps has not yet responded

Coragyps
Member
Posts: 5547
From: Snyder, Texas, USA
Joined: 11-12-2002
Member Rating: 3.7


Message 338 of 657 (603253)
02-03-2011 2:23 PM
Reply to: Message 337 by jar
02-03-2011 2:10 PM


Re: where's the wheel?
If, and it is a really big if, the wheel actually even exists.

You doubt the word of a Julliard-trained anaesthisist!!???

[/channeling Kramer]


This message is a reply to:
 Message 337 by jar, posted 02-03-2011 2:10 PM jar has responded

Replies to this message:
 Message 339 by jar, posted 02-03-2011 2:40 PM Coragyps has not yet responded

Coragyps
Member
Posts: 5547
From: Snyder, Texas, USA
Joined: 11-12-2002
Member Rating: 3.7


Message 382 of 657 (603689)
02-06-2011 6:36 PM
Reply to: Message 381 by PaulK
02-06-2011 2:43 PM


Re: Buzsaw To All:
it is clear that the worst depth the Israelites would have had to face at the straits of Tiran is about 300m.

Like that was a vast improvement over 800 meters.....


This message is a reply to:
 Message 381 by PaulK, posted 02-06-2011 2:43 PM PaulK has not yet responded

Coragyps
Member
Posts: 5547
From: Snyder, Texas, USA
Joined: 11-12-2002
Member Rating: 3.7


Message 534 of 657 (613068)
04-21-2011 1:39 PM
Reply to: Message 533 by Buzsaw
04-21-2011 11:34 AM


Re: Nuweiba Beach A Delta
This is relative to in that the Noaic Flood and the Exodus are like two rooms of a house that stand or fall together if the foundation crumbles.

So why are you still here, Buz? The Fludde and the Exodus have each been debunked about 500 times at EvC. So now you are saying that either of them being debunked would have been plenty?


This message is a reply to:
 Message 533 by Buzsaw, posted 04-21-2011 11:34 AM Buzsaw has not yet responded

Coragyps
Member
Posts: 5547
From: Snyder, Texas, USA
Joined: 11-12-2002
Member Rating: 3.7


Message 622 of 657 (618168)
06-01-2011 6:25 PM
Reply to: Message 619 by Buzsaw
06-01-2011 9:27 AM


Re: Mt Sinai
I don't think it's of significance enough to diminish all of the corroborated evidence cited.

Indeed. It's tough to diminish nuthin' much further.


This message is a reply to:
 Message 619 by Buzsaw, posted 06-01-2011 9:27 AM Buzsaw has acknowledged this reply

Coragyps
Member
Posts: 5547
From: Snyder, Texas, USA
Joined: 11-12-2002
Member Rating: 3.7


Message 634 of 657 (618791)
06-06-2011 6:53 AM
Reply to: Message 633 by Portillo
06-06-2011 4:33 AM


Re: In Regards to Something (like that ..)
Hi, Portillo! Welcome to EvC!

Alot of researchers believe what most ancient texts say, yet sometimes apply different standards to the biblical texts.

Do you have some examples? Take the Iliad, for example: most people that studied it in the 19th century viewed it as pure storytelling. Then, after Troy was excavated, opinion shifted to it being a mixture of fact and fable. No one since 1800 that I am aware of converted to the worship of Poseidon or Zeus because of reading it, though their power is pretty evident from the text.

The Bible, now, gives us some similar stories of battle and intrigue. But the "different standards" that are most commonly applied to these stories are to take them as absolute literal truth. Am I reading you correctly when I take it that you mean the opposite of that? Again, do you have examples?


This message is a reply to:
 Message 633 by Portillo, posted 06-06-2011 4:33 AM Portillo has responded

Replies to this message:
 Message 638 by Portillo, posted 06-07-2011 4:10 AM Coragyps has responded

Coragyps
Member
Posts: 5547
From: Snyder, Texas, USA
Joined: 11-12-2002
Member Rating: 3.7


Message 639 of 657 (618936)
06-07-2011 7:28 AM
Reply to: Message 638 by Portillo
06-07-2011 4:10 AM


Re: In Regards to Something (like that ..)
These kind of stories are expected when an historical account becomes mythos.

Totally unlike stories of snakes walking and talking to people, or of womwn turning into salt, or of people being eaten by fish and surviving three days inside them. Those are 100% historical-sounding, right? Do those things happen a lot where you live? They don't so much out here, and we have lots of snakes to attempt conversations with.

Yes, many of the books of the Bible purport to be history. Some of them actually appear to really be history, with variable degrees of accuracy. But, as you can find on various topics here at EvC, it's a pretty shaky excuse for history when there is no external evidence whatever for many of the things described. Where are the ruins of Solomon's great temple? Where did the Hebrews camp out for most of 40 years in the desert?


This message is a reply to:
 Message 638 by Portillo, posted 06-07-2011 4:10 AM Portillo has not yet responded

Replies to this message:
 Message 640 by Buzsaw, posted 06-07-2011 7:56 AM Coragyps has not yet responded

Newer Topic | Older Topic
Jump to:


Copyright 2001-2018 by EvC Forum, All Rights Reserved

™ Version 4.0 Beta
Innovative software from Qwixotic © 2020