Peter Henderson wrote:Out of interest, how do you see the parting of the Red Sea ? Can this story be attributed to a geological event and if so what was it ? If it isn't then what are the origins of this story ? Or would you view this a purely supernatural event ? How do you see this Mike ?
I think we should clear up one thing for any readers. The Red Sea referred to in the Bible is most likely not the present day Red Sea. It most likely refers instead to a group of marshes on the outskirts of the Delta. I view the "parting" as a literary construction.