[b-hebrew] Evidence for the Exodus

Stephen Segall segall at umich.edu
Tue Aug 3 14:25:49 EDT 2004


The description of Mt. Sinai in the Torah clearly describes a volcanic
mountain. It almost requires a mental block not to see this. For example,
see Exodus Chapter 19. There are numerous other examples.

On Tue, 3 Aug 2004, Brian Roberts wrote:

> 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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