A Rational Argument
For Miracles Of
The Jewish Bible
Marc Furman

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Cliff responds:

This argument does not address the likelihood that the "miracles" that were allegedly "witnessed" by "an entire nation" were just stories that grew out of proportion and changed over the years. For a wonderful analysis on how myths grow, see Andrew Dickson White's The Warfare Of Science With Theology, Chapter XX: "From The Divine Oracles To The Higher Criticism," particularly Section "V. Victory of the Scientific and Literary Methods," where the tale of the Buddha was incorporated into a fictional Romance novel, of sorts, and was eventually reported as fact to the Roman Catholic authorities, which resulted in in Buddha's canonization as a Roman Catholic Saint -- Saint Josaphat!

Neither does it address the fact that there is absolutely no archaeological or linguistic evidence to back the claims that (1) a nation of Hebrews lived in Egypt; (2) Hebrews wandered in the Sinai desert. The modern nation of Israel is currently backing "studies" designed to show that these claims are true, because her very claim for existence depends upon the Hebrew version Abraham myth (which differs from the Islamic version) being true. Without the Abraham and Moses myths, modern Israel has no ethical claim to the land it now occupies, and must occuly that land solely on her military might and that of her allies.

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