Exodus Explored #2

In my previous post I began exploring Tim Mahoney’s “pattern of evidence” for the sequence of events leading up to, and following on from, the exodus of Israel from Egypt. I looked at the first three in the pattern: Arrival, Multiplication and Slavery. Now it’s time to examine the final three: Judgment, Exodus and Conquest.Continue reading “Exodus Explored #2”

Where the conflict really lies

We’ve all heard of the conflict between science and faith: Darwin supposedly disproved creation, the Bible is full of supposedly unscientific statements, Yuri Gagarin went into space and found there was no god/God and so on. Writing a sermon on the visit of the Magi to the child Jesus I wondered if Matthew’s account ofContinue reading “Where the conflict really lies”