I caught about 20 minutes of The Bible on the history channel last night.<quoted text>Yes, millions.
[QUOTE]Slavery can be in different forms. Conscription of tradesmen for public works, which at the time the Pharaoh was the public, would be considered slavery by those tradesmen. They had to leave home and probably didn't get the highest wages they could have."
The problem with white-washing slavery in this case is that the slavery in this case would have to be bad enough to morally justify the atrocities that were purportedly committed by Yahweh against the Egyptians. Atrocities that conspicuously lack any
[QUOTE]There are lots of things that happened and got buried and you will never find."
Even if you go specifically to look, based on information provided by the Bible? Because many people have.
Surviving records are scarce from most any age, including just a few hundred years ago."
And yet there are no records at all of the various plagues, nor any mention by other cultures of these millions of homeless Hebrews wandering through their lands. You'd think that would rate some kind of mention.
Just in time for the crossing of the Red Sea.
"Holy crap" is an appropriate term.
They must have had at least a $1000 budget.