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 Flood Stories from Around the World
The flood was caused by male waters from the sky meeting the female waters from the ground.
The god Burkhan advised a man to build a great ship, and the man worked on it in the forest for many long days, keeping his intention secret from his wife by telling her he was chopping wood.
One vine ran downward and rotted and died from soaking in the water from the flood.
www.talkorigins.org /faqs/flood-myths.html   (20355 words)

  
 Problems with a Global Flood, 2nd edition
There is evidence of similar flooding in the Scablands of Washington state (from the draining of a lake after the breaking of an ice dam) and on the far western floor of the Mediterranean Sea (from the ocean breaking through the Straits of Gibralter).
A year long flood should be recognizable in sea bottom cores by (1) an uncharacteristic amount of terrestrial detritus, (2) different grain size distributions in the sediment, (3) a shift in oxygen isotope ratios (rain has a different isotopic composition from seawater), (4) a massive extinction, and (n) other characters.
Flood myths are fairly common worldwide, and if they came from a common source, we should expect similarities in most of them.
www.talkorigins.org /faqs/faq-noahs-ark.html   (9127 words)

  
 Flood Stories Noah Deluge
In the Babylonian story the destruction of the flood was the result of a disagreement among the gods; in Genesis it resulted from the moral corruption of human history.
Jesus also uses the story of the Flood that came on a worldly generation of men 'in the days of Noah' as an example of Baptism, and Noah is depicted as a preacher of repentance to the men of his time, itself a predominant theme in Jewish apocryphal and rabbinical writings.
The Koran [11:25-48] refers to the same flood event, adding that the earth swallowed the water, the boat came to rest on the mountain Al-Judi, and one of Noah's disbelieving sons drowned in the flood.
www.crystalinks.com /floodstories.html   (3634 words)

  
 The Great USA Flood of 1993
The flood was unusual in the magnitude of the crests, the number of record crests, the large area impacted, and the length of the time the flood was an issue.
The magnitude and severity of this flood event was simply over-whelming, and it ranks as one of the greatest natural disasters ever to hit the United States.
A critical factor affecting the record flooding was the near continuous nature of the rainfall.
www.nwrfc.noaa.gov /floods/papers/oh_2/great.htm   (1702 words)

  
 MCHS::Research & Resources::History At A Glance::And the Rains Came: Dayton and the 1913 Flood
While the 1898 flood was devastating enough to make people think about a better system of flood protection, there seemed to be no sense of urgency.
The center of Dayton was flooded with water that reached ten to twelve feet deep, with depths of as much as twenty feet in lower lying portions of the city.
A flood relief fund was begun, and in a matter of weeks two million dollars had been raised to protect the city from future flooding.
www.daytonhistory.org /glance_flood.htm   (1068 words)

  
 UFO AREA - When the Alien Gods Fled the Earth by Ellen Lloyd
The account of Noah and his survival of the flood in an ark was likely derived, directly or indirectly, from the Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh, which was written on clay tablets thousands of years before Moses wrote his story.
The Greek flood myth tells how Zeus, the highest god was determined to destroy the humans with a Deluge and promised the other gods that he would create a new race of perfect beings.
A number of ancient cultures have succeeded in preserving not only accounts of the Great Flood itself, but also other important and frightening details related to the global catastrophe, such as for example great fires, strong earthquakes, debris falling from the sky, hurricanes, a tilt of the Earth's axis, prolonged darkness and coldness.
www.ufoarea.com /lloyd_flood.html   (2899 words)

  
 The Great Flood
They were saved when "the flood came upon the earth for forty days; and the water increased and lifted up the ark, so that it rose above the earth and the water prevailed and increased greatly upon the earth, and the ark floated on the surface of the water.
Stories of the Great Flood are almost universal among the civilizations on Earth.
Flood waters roared across the landscape at speeds approaching 90 miles per hour, the lake drained in as little as 48 hours.
personals.galaxyinternet.net /tunga/Flood.htm   (3082 words)

  
 Deluge (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After the flood, Noah sacrificed from the pure animals and God promised to never again destroy the Earth as a whole with flood waters, since man is born with an evil inclination from youth and God commits himself to maintaining the rules of nature.
Proponents of Flood geology contend that the myths from various cultures are corrupted memories of an historical global deluge.
The cause of nearly all these mythical floods is said to be the wickedness of the masses, and the survivor(s) is typically a man (or couple) who exemplifies the virtues of the culture that gave rise to the myth.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Deluge_(mythology)   (4346 words)

  
 The Great Flood
L.D.S. Church presidents and apostles have taught that the Great Flood was the baptism of the earth by water.
He was well aware of the line of reasoning against a universal Flood based on arguments about the current heights of mountains and current amounts of water, but he strongly testified that, notwithstanding the wisdom of man, the Flood did indeed cover every mountain top at least briefly.
The surprising result was that the Flood is so closely tied to the baptism of Jesus Christ that there seems to be no escaping the comparison of the Flood to the baptism of the earth.
www.johnpratt.com /items/docs/lds/meridian/2003/deluge.html   (5412 words)

  
 The Flood of Noah
The years before the Flood and the flood itself occupy Chapters 8 and 9, and Chapters 10 and 11 ("The Table of Nations") show the early repopulating of the earth by the three sons of Noah and their descendants from the Fertile Crescent area to the four corners of the earth.
The purpose of the flood was the punishment of world-wide sin.
Global Flood legends are found all over the world, and are difficult to pass off as just a lot of different local floods, particularly because, despite real differences, they have remarkable commonplaces which point back to one original event, the story of which got corrupted in various ways in the retelling over time.
www.ldolphin.org /flood.shtml   (14216 words)

  
 Floods on the Mississippi River in the 1990s
The report is considered to be a "worst case scenario" and projects that if normal precipitation falls and average temperatures prevail in coming weeks, the Mississippi could crest in La Crosse, WI at 15.5 feet--3.5 feet above the river's flood stage and 1.4 feet above the crest of 14.1 feet in 1993.
In addition, cold temperatures have have delayed the snow melt, increasing the chances for a rapid melt in the north during April.
Flood of '96 Photo Page from http://www.ontv.com/bulletin/jan1596/floodpix.htm (Score 57, Size 1K) Click on a thumbnail for a full-size photo, or click a description below.
www.greatriver.com /FLOOD.htm   (630 words)

  
 The Great Flood and Halloween
Therefore, the commencement of the Flood would be the end of October or the beginning of November.
This is strong circumstantial evidence for the historicity of the Flood of Noah.
For as in the days before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and did not know until the flood came and took them all away, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be.
www.peopleschurchofmontreal.org /halloween.html   (2168 words)

  
 Are dinosaur fossils evidence for the great Flood? - KidExplorers.com / ChristianAnswers.Net
Are dinosaur fossils evidence for the great Flood?
Quick flood burial would be the only way that so many dinosaurs and other things could have become fossilized in the way scientists have found them.
Conclusion: Conditions during the Flood were ideal for "fossilizing" millions of animals, plants and even dinosaurs.
www.christiananswers.net /q-eden/ednks004.html   (273 words)

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