[b-hebrew] Evidence for the Exodus

Brian Roberts formoria at carolina.rr.com
Tue Aug 3 13:30:33 EDT 2004


But it is your supposition that Mt. Sinai erupted volcanically in the 
Hebrew Bible, yes?


On Tuesday, August 3, 2004, at 12:57  PM, Stephen Segall wrote:

> A detailed elaboration is given in my book "Understanding the Exodus and
> Other Mysteries of Jewish History" which you may be able to get in your
> library or at www.etzhaimpress.com.
>
> In short, there are no volcanic mountains in the Sinai Penninsula, but
> there are volcanic mountains along the western coast of the Arabian
> Penninsula. Mt. Sinai was one of these volcanic mountains.
>
> On Tue, 3 Aug 2004, Brian Roberts wrote:
>
>> Please elaborate.
>>
>>
>> On Tuesday, August 3, 2004, at 11:33  AM, Stephen Segall wrote:
>>
>>> You are certainly correct. The mountain currently called Mt. Sinai 
>>> could
>>> not possibly have been the mountain that Moses let the Israelites to.
>>>
>>> On Mon, 2 Aug 2004, Peter Kirk wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 02/08/2004 19:31, Stephen Segall wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> The eruption of Mt. Sinai, the burning bush and the backup of the
>>>>> Jordan
>>>>> River were rare and localized phenomena. ...
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> The eruption of a granite massif like the traditional Mt. Sinai would
>>>> be
>>>> not just rare, but unique in the whole of geological history and 
>>>> strong
>>>> confirmation of "Yahweh's ability tp perform miracles". So perhaps 
>>>> the
>>>> mountain you have in mind is not the one which currently often goes 
>>>> by
>>>> that name?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Peter Kirk
>>>> peter at qaya.org (personal)
>>>> peterkirk at qaya.org (work)
>>>> http://www.qaya.org/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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