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The parting of the Red Sea? The burning bush? Jesus walking on water? A lot of Christians say these miracles defy all rational explanation and help confirm their faith.

Indeed, if those things really happened as the Bible says, atheists have their work cut out for them. But if you wanted to come up with scientific explanations for how those things could have happened, those miracles don’t seem nearly as magical:

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It’s all still implausible, but the bigger story here is that even miracles can be explained if you’re willing to go beyond faith.

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Hemant Mehta is the founder of, a YouTube creator, podcast co-host, and author of multiple books about atheism. He can be reached at @HemantMehta.