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Posted on 01/26/2015 9:24:04 AM PST by fishtank
Encore Presentation of Patterns of Evidence: Exodus
by Jake Hebert, Ph.D. *
The Exodus is one of the best-known narratives in the Bible. It details the Israelites' escape from Egypt after centuries of slavery, Moses' rise to leadership, the devastating plagues on Egypt, and the miraculous Red Sea crossing. Yet many, maybe even the majority, of archaeologists and historians insist there is no evidence that the biblical Exodus ever occurred. This debate is the subject of the award-winning documentary Patterns of Evidence: Exodus that has an encore presentation this Thursday.1
"Absence of evidence," however, does not necessarily indicate "evidence of absence." Past historians who charged the Bible with error, because extra-biblical evidence for something described in the Bible was not yet in hand, have been shown to be wrong when evidence corroborating that specific Bible history was eventually uncovered. The numerous references to the Hittites in the Old Testament is a classic example:
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What awards has it won?
Many thanks for the info!
Looking up “Ipuwer Papyrus”
Saw this the first time around as it played to a packed house. It was a very good presentation although a bit long. I found the evidence presented for the fall of Jerico to be most interesting.
Indeed, the river is blood, yet men drink of it. Men shrink from human beings and thirst after water....
And generally it proceeds to describe a disaster and its aftermath (e.g., barbarians invading the Country -- as one might expect once your army got covered by the Red Sea).
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