The Bible History Myth leaves us exactly there, lost ships on a trackless sea, because the history of God’s interaction with men in history is all a fiction. It is fake history. It was made up by the Jews in sixth century B.C. when they were taken from their country by the Babylonians. These exiled people suddenly found themselves a people without a country, without a history, and without an identity. So they made one up. That is the metanarrative, the secret story behind the Bible according to The New Biblical Scholars.
The whole idea sounds more than a little crazy, but it is seriously the story that is being told by the New Biblical Scholars and historians in our universities. It is the story that is replacing biblical history on television and in the books being written by these scholars. In short, the new story is that the Bible is a myth and it is meaningless to us in this modern age. But is this new metanarrative true?
History can be checked by the facts. So what are the facts?
The Bible History Myth tells us that there was no Abraham to whom God spoke and called to be the father of a new nation whom God would bless and make a blessing to the whole world (Genesis 12). It tells us there were no Hebrew people, the descendants of Abraham. There were no Hebrews who went down to Egypt with Joseph. There was no Moses who brought the Hebrews out of Egypt in the exodus. There was no exodus. There were no Hebrews who returned to the land God had given them to build a new nation centered upon God. What are the facts?
The facts are there in the ground and in the ancient texts archaeologists are finding. The texts found in libraries at Mari and Ebla, ancient cities that date back to before Abraham, tell us there was a migration to the west of people from lower Mesopotamia, the place where Abraham lived at Ur. The migrations were for all the same reasons people have migrated from one place to another over the centuries: danger from invaders, the search for new opportunities, political turmoil. The migration took place over many years, but it ultimately brought thousands of new people to the coast along the Mediterranean Sea. Biblical history tells us of one man and his family who were among them, Abraham. The time was about 2000 B.C.
The facts are that these migrant people from the east, identified as Semites, mixed with the Canaanites living in that western area. Ethnically they were identical. Culturally they were different.
Biblical history tells us that this was at the very time and place where Joseph came to Egypt as a captive slave and rose by his wisdom and God’s design to become the second in command in Egypt. He fit in perfectly, for he was a Semites as were the Hyksos. The The Biblical narrative is right on target.
The writing and pictures on the walls of Egyptian temples and palaces tell us that the Hyksos, who had become so powerful in Egypt that they ruled Egypt between 1650 and 1550 B.C. were expelled in 1550 by the Egyptian army. It was a great exodus of several million people.
|Egypt's victory over the Hyksos|
The remaining Canaanite and Hebrew people were made slaves and were made to serve Pharaoh by making mud bricks and building cities. 
|The pictures on the walls tell the story of the Bible perfectly.|
The metanarrative of The Bible History Myth tells us that there was no exodus or any migration of people from Egypt into Canaan. History told in the rocks and ruins of Canaan tells a different story. A big change happened in the Canaan in the years the biblical history indicates was the time of the conquest of Joshua. New villages appeared in the hill country of Canaan that were different from the building style of the older Canaanites. And the letters of those Canaanite city kings of the time of the conquest, tell of incursions of a desert people called the Apiru. In one case the city of Jerusalem was threatened. The letters were found at the Egyptian city of Amarna and date to 1400 to 1350 B.C. the very time of the conquest according to biblical history. 
All of this and a great deal more tell us that the history of the Bible is the accurate story. It was not made up by people living a thousand years later.
How could the supposed creators in 600-500 B.C. of the fictional history of the Bible have gotten the history so right? If their narrative was created with little or no knowledge of the past, how could they have woven together a narrative that is as tightly connected and as true to history as we now know it? The answer is they could not.
A lot of work needs to be done yet by archaeologists and historians as they discover the facts the Bible records in the rocks and ancient texts. But set by step scholars and scientists are doing that. As they do so, the metanarrative of The Bible History Myth becomes less and less believable.
The bottom line is that The Bible History Myth tells us there is no God who has acted in history. It is all made up.
The real history, biblical history, tells both in the Bible and in the rocks and texts of the world where these real events happened a different story. Bible history is true history. And the God who directed in that history is real.
 Archaeological evidence at Tell el-Dab'a for both the earlier Hebrew presence in Lower Egypt and also the Hyksos. Biblical Archaeology
 Quote from Haaetz, April 14, 2016 LINK "The tomb of vizier Rekhmire, ca. 1450 BCE, famously shows foreign slaves making bricks for the workshop-storeplace of the Temple of Amun at Karnak in Thebes and for a building ramp. They are labeled "captures brought-off by His Majesty for work at the Temple of Amun". Semites and Nubians are shown fetching and mixing mud and water, striking out bricks from molds, leaving them to dry and measuring their amount, under the watchful eyes of Egyptian overseers, each with a rod. The images bear out descriptions in Ex. 1:11-14; 5:1-21. (They made their life bitter with hard labor, as they worked with clay mortar and bricks and in very form of slavery in the field - Exodus 1:14a)
 "Who Are the Hapiru of the Amarna Letters" a study by S. Douglas Waterhouse.