A new study proves that wind could have helped Moses part the waters:
The model requires a U-shaped formation of the Nile River and a shallow lagoon along the shoreline. It shows that a wind of 63 miles per hour, blowing steadily for 12 hours, could have pushed back waters 6 feet deep.
Wired's Brandon Keim has more:
Han and Drews, who hosts a website dedicated to the compatibility of science and Christian faith, don’t consider the Exodus narrative to be literally true, but rather “an interesting and ancient story of uncertain origin.” Others have been similarly intrigued, suggesting that a rare phenomenon called wind setdown could have created dry passage across the Red Sea’s narrow northern tip. A wind setdown is essentially the flip side of a storm surge; when strong, steady winds cause water to rise dramatically in some areas, it necessarily drops in others.
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