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Flood

Archaeological, historical and other scientific articles dealing with the historicity of the Genesis Flood (Gen. 6-9), Noah's Ark, early post-Flood history, and other Flood related matters.

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Excerpt Many suggestions for a unifying theme of Genesis 1–11 as a whole...

Until recently, the Creation and the Flood have often been treated as separate units. One of the reasons for this may be that initially discovered ancient Mesopotamian documents provided either a Creation myth without the Flood story.

Creation has been one of the most interesting and intriguing subjects in the Old Testament. In modern Biblical scholarship a number of new interpretations of the early chapters of Genesis have been suggested, especially in the areas of comparative study and literary analysis... 

Creation has been one of the most interesting and intriguing subjects in the Old Testament. In modern Biblical scholarship a number of new interpretations of the early chapters of Genesis have been suggested, especially in the areas of comparative study and literary analysis...

The Bible is not the only ancient record of Creation and the Flood. Well-known in antiquity is the Atra-Hasis Epic. Atra-Hasis, meaning 'exceeding wise,' is the name of the story's principal character. Dating from the 17th century BC...

The Genesis 1:9-10 passage quoted above tells us that at Creation, all the waters of the sea were 'gathered into one place.' I think that the vast majority of commentators have overlooked the significant corollary of this statement - namely, that there was a single original landmass, likewise 'gathered into one place.'...

This was the Flood of Noah's day. It was a worldwide cataclysmic Flood sent by God to destroy all living things except for eight people who survived on the Ark. In addition to the Bible, many very early historical records also document this Flood...

There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown' (Gen. 6:4, KJV). With this verse in Genesis the Bible introduces to us the existence of giants.

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