Is the Bible more than just stories intended for literal interpretation? Is it instead a collection of parables, designed to convey wisdom through the ages? This learned and thoroughly researched book is not an attack on either the Bible, Christianity or faith, but rather an invitation to join a biblical scholar and believer on a reading tour through the Bible with an open heart and mind.
An Environmental Basis for the Biblical story of the Exodus. In 1628 BC, a volcano on Thera, a large island in the Aegean Sea, erupted. A new reading of the time line of history would make the explosion of Thera and the Exodus, as described in the Hebrew Torah and the Christian Old Testament, concurrent events, justifying a new, realistic, first-person narrative of the Exodus. It will move you.