Jimmy Akin Looks at Whether the Exodus Occurred

and does his usual thorough and measured job of sifting the data.

Result: Yeah.

I’m one of those people who generally thinks that when an entire people attests to the reality of a historical event, it’s a safe bet that something, rather than nothing, lies behind it.  Confident declarations that there is *nothing* to the Flood story, *nothing* to the Exodus and *nothing* to the claim that Jesus existed and *nothing* to the belief of his disciples that he was raised from the dead have always had the same effect on me as more recent claims that the Middle Ages never occurred and are part of a gigantic plot: they just seem crazy to me.  As crazy as claiming 9/11 or Sandy Hook never happened.

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