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  • The Creation Of The Flood And The Great Flood

    at the evidence deposited in the earth from thousands of years ago, something that can be seen, touched, smelled, and understood will be paramount in understanding truth about the Great Flood. As a matter of fact, the evidence of fossils will not only teach us there was aquatic life over parts the earth, but evidence in high places around the globe. The Biblical writing defines that the earth that was during the pre-flood is no longer the same as we know it today. 2 Peter 3:6 “Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished”, breaking down this passage, the world that was, implies the world was different than the one we live in today. Furthermore, the word overflowed in the Greek form is kataklyzo which means to deluge: overflow, and is the base of the word klydon which derives from klyzo, meaning a surge of the sea, raging, wave. Kata is the Greek intensifying word used here for exceedingly, if allowed to give para phrase of the sentence: The previous view of the earth has changed; due to the catastrophic event of the flood that was extremely violent changed the earth to a new form. In light of the verse, there are several pieces of evidence that prove the World wide flood of Noah’s day did actually happen, just as it is written in the Bible. Many mountain ranges have oceanic sediments that are stocked full of marine fossils. Starting in the Himalaya’s, it is written in: “Exploring Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology…

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  • Bible Vs. The Epic Of Gilgamesh

    To many people, the story of The Great Flood from the Bible is commonly known. But, what is not typically realized is the many similarities it shares with The Epic of Gilgamesh. In both the Bible and The Epic of Gilgamesh, there are many common themes including a great flood to wipe out humanity, saving the animals from death by the flood and blessing the builder of the ark after the flood subsided. The common theme of a flood wiping out humanity is shared between the Bible and The Epic of…

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  • The Flood Myths Deucalion, Genesis, And Gilgamesh

    Paige Abern CLCV 3800 12/08/2014 The Deluge Myths: Deucalion, Genesis, and Gilgamesh A common folk motif found in many ancient religions is that of deluge, or flood, myths. These myths often depict a great flood sent by a deity(ies) to wipe out a civilization, usually as a form of divine retribution. There are many flood myths from all areas of the world, however this paper will focus on three relatively well known myths: The Greek Deucalion myth, The Abrahamic religion myth in Genesis of…

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  • Bible Flood Essay

    Looking thoroughly at evidential proof of a worldwide flood, there are multiple biblical accounts, written accounts, and scientific statements that many scholars believe the claims of the catastrophic event [the worldwide flood] actually happened. Is there really evidence that proves the world wide flood actually happened that is written about in the book of Genesis? The Bible gives testimony of the Great Flood and how it covered the whole earth: “Now the flood was on the earth forty days. The…

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  • Gilgamesh Flood Myth

    around the world; all varying in details but having the main focus of a flood. We all have heard stories passed down from generation to generation each time slightly different from the last. two different people can tell the same event, and have two different stories; Which is why many people don’t trust documents or stories from as 700 BCE., there is so much room for error in the oral or written statements.There is one story in particular that has many variations and widely known: The Flood…

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  • Comparing The Deluge And The Pity Of War

    Despite Britain being a superpower in the years prior to World War One, Britain was not an exemplary leader. In fact, it had fallen so far behind with important aspects of international relations such as trade that newer countries such as Germany were able to advance on its own and surprise Britain as it would be considered a legitimate opponent. This perspective of pre-war Britain is brought into the light in Arthur Marwick's "The Deluge" and Niall Ferguson's, "The Pity of War". Although both…

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  • A Deluge Of Tears Ajah Under The Sea

    A Deluge of Tears: Ajah under the Sea Video Audio 1 The camera walks through lightening, thunder and darkness, an image of a polar bear confusedly seated on a melting ice cap, appears. It moves very rapidly showing roaring sea. Bloated rivers, sunken cities and settles down on a signboard with the inscription “Welcome to Lagos Nigeria: The Land of Aquatic Culture”. Moves on from there to settle on another sign “Welcome to Ajah Eti-Osa LGA, Lagos. The destruction of the earth is no longer a…

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  • The Story Of Utnapishtim And The Great Flood

    It is only natural for one to be struck with curiosity about life; particularly, past life events that simply have no way of being proved. It is easy to recognize the existence of some things due to items such as artifacts, bones, etc., being preserved—but how could one possibly manifest the truth of a story? Where do you draw the line between a tall tale that was created to teach a lesson and a factual event? For example, the great flood. Civilizations and cultures all around the world have…

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  • Essay Comparing Noah's Ark And The Epic Of Gilgamesh

    There are numerous ancient stories of a flood that are remarkably similar, for instance Noah’s Ark and the Epic of Gilgamesh. Even though the names and places are different, the story lines are similar. There are different opinions, but numerous people believe all these stories were based on some event that actually happened sometime in the distant past. The biblical story of “Noah’s Ark” founded in (Genesis 6-9), is the original encounter of the flood story. Many religions believe God’s word…

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  • Comparison Of Flood Myths: Montagnais And Quechua Culture

    Flood Myths: Montagnais and Quechua Culture Myths of the New World might surprise someone unfamiliar with the multiple iterations of the universal flood myth. The Montagnais culture depicts a story where the hero, Messou, is faced with the problem of losing his dogs to a large lake. After being informed by a bird about the whereabouts of his dog, the brave Messou attempts to rescue his canine companion from the lake, but the lake overflows and the world is ruined. Furthermore, with the aid of a…

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