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Re: Beans, Manna from Heaven

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  • Mike Leavitt
    Hello lady_caritas ... And it confirms the bug dung too. :-) Regards -- Mike Leavitt ac998@lafn.org
    Message 1 of 21 , Jun 9, 2003
      Hello lady_caritas

      On 08-Jun-03, you wrote:

      > --- In gnosticism2@yahoogroups.com, Mike Leavitt <ac998@l...> wrote:
      >> Hello Barbara
      >>
      >> On 08-Jun-03, you wrote:
      >>
      >>> --- In gnosticism2@yahoogroups.com, walkinginclogs@a... wrote:
      >>>> Speaking of manna. For every so-called supernatural occurrance
      > such
      >>> as mana,
      >> >> there seems to be a rational scientific explanation. So by any
      >>> chance does
      >>>> anyone know if in that region where the Isrealites wandered,
      > there
      >>> might be
      >> >> such a thing maybe as this manna even today? Of course on PBS
      >>> they aired some
      >> >> program in which some historians believe that the whole book of
      >>> Exodus was a
      >>>> fairy tale, and never happened.
      >>>
      >>>
      >>> I don't (regretfully) recall when or where I heard it... but I
      > know
      >>> that some scientists believe that the Exodus indeed happened,
      > though
      >>> the somewhat differently than the Bible reports. "Manna" is
      > thought
      >> > to be the product of some kind of insect. The insect would
      >> > excrete some kind of carbonhydrate rich substance during the
      >> > night. Until morning, the substance had dried to a solid form,
      >> > like dry snowflakes which the Isrealites then collected.
      >> >
      >> > Before I close this post, I want to thank you all for the warm
      >> > welcome and the reading suggestions. :)
      >> >
      >> > Greetings,
      >> > Barbara
      >>
      >> Leave it to science to transform Mana from Heaven to bug dung. :-)
      >>
      >> Regards
      >> --
      >> Mike Leavitt ac998@l...
      >
      >
      > Well, y'all got me interested, and I found this webpage supporting
      > Barbara's explanation (the scientific explanation is about 3/4 down
      > the page):
      >
      > http://www.jhom.com/topics/bread/manna.html
      >
      >
      > Cari

      And it confirms the bug dung too. :-)

      Regards
      --
      Mike Leavitt ac998@...
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