This blog series called “Why I Can’t Agree With the Bible: Exodus” consists of three parts.
Each article is full of relevant questions and objections to the story outlined and told in Exodus.
Hera are some examples of the questions asked:
Why did the Pharaoh want all the boys killed when he wanted to keep the Israelites in Egypt? Why was he fine with the girls living?
How did the daughter of Pharaoh know that Moses was Hebrew? Why did Pharaoh let his daughter keep a Hebrew baby? How did Moses know he was a Hebrew? How did Moses’ murder become known? And why did he kill the man?
Why did God come to people in person in Genesis, but he came to Moses in the form of a burning bush? Why does Moses ask God what his name is? If Moses and God were alone when Moses talked to God, how does anybody know what happened? Why did Zephora’s cutting off her son’s foreskin do anything? Why did her son have a foreskin? What about their other sons?
All those questions – and many more which I don’t mention here – come from Part 1 of the series. The following two parts are also full of questions and objections. So it’s close at hand to consider the Exodus story being cram-full of religious bullshit.
In the beginning of Exodus, the Israelite’s filled Egypt with their number. The new Pharaoh feared the Israelites would leave Egypt, so he enslaved them. The story of the enslavement of the Israelites is very silly. There are a lot of questions left unanswered. There were only two midwives to help all the Israelite women who were pregnant despite the fact that the Israelites filled the land? How did the Pharaoh find out that the midwives let the boys live? Why did the Pharaoh want all the boys killed when he wanted to keep the Israelites in Egypt? Why was he fine with the girls living?
The story of Moses leaves a lot more questions unanswered. How did the daughter of Pharaoh know that Moses was Hebrew? Why did the slave suggest getting a Hebrew woman to nurse him? Why didn’t she suggest tossing him in the Nile? Why did…
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