Tag Archive: Noah’s Ark

Nov 06

Ken Ham and Tim Lovett – Was There Really a Noah’s Ark & Flood?

The account of Noah and the Ark is one of the most widely known events in the history of mankind. Unfortunately, like other Bible accounts, it is often taken as a mere fairy tale. The Bible, though, is the true history book of the universe, and in that light, the most-asked questions about the Ark …

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Sep 24

Don Batten – Did Noah Need Oxygen Above the Mountains?

Question: If mountain climbers need oxygen tanks to climb Mount Everest, how were Noah, his family, and the animals able to breathe on the Ark when they were above the mountains (‘ … and the mountains were covered.’, Genesis 7:20)? Answer: This question presupposes that Mount Everest was the height it is now (8,848 m …

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Sep 13

Bodie Hodge – What Did Noah’s Ark Look Like?

Most of us have seen various depictions of Noah’s Ark—from the large, box-like vessel to the one in children’s nurseries with the giraffes’ heads sticking out the top. But what did the Ark really look like? Can we really know for sure? Depicting the Ark — A Sign of the Times? Noah’s Ark has been …

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Jul 29

Tim Chaffey – Fantastic Voyage: How Could Noah Build the Ark?

To many people, Noah’s Ark sounds like a fantastic voyage that never could have happened. Ancient man didn’t have the technology. A single family would not have enough time, manpower, or resources to complete such a massive undertaking. Oh really? Noah slapped his pen on the desk in frustration. “That won’t work either.” He buried …

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Jul 11

Nathaniel Jeanson – What Happened to the Animals After Noah’s Ark?: Stepping Back in Time

In our previous posts, we observed that Noah took just a few thousand animals on board the Ark. They survived the yearlong Flood and then stepped off the ship around 4,500 years ago. And then? Where did they go? What was their fate? As we discovered in previous posts, the kinds that Noah brought aboard …

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Jun 30

Nathaniel Jeanson – Which Animals Were On the Ark with Noah?: Stepping Back in Time

As we observed in our previous post in this series, for many readers of Genesis 6–9 the account of Noah’s Ark contains deep mystery. Which animals boarded the Ark with Noah? Did any of them fail to make it? Could millions of animals really have squished themselves in Noah’s ship for a yearlong voyage in …

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Jun 09

Tim Chaffey – Ark Tales: 10 Popular Misconceptions about the Flood

The human mind has the uncanny ability to fill in details that simply don’t appear on the page. While this skill helps us digest information quickly and fill in gaps, it has a downside. We can miss important details or see things that aren’t there. That’s why publications need multiple proofreaders, since the mind naturally …

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May 24

Lita Cosner – The Global Flood: According to the New Testament

Many Bible skeptics regard Genesis 1–11 as mythical, copied from Enuma Elish, the Epic of Gilgamesh, and other such ancient writings—so not only is it a primitive myth, it’s not a particularly original one, in their view. We’ve often written about the characteristics of Genesis that show it claims to record history. Sadly many believers …

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Jan 22

Tony Breeden – Was Noah A Millionaire? James McGrath’s Theology Stumbles On Scripture

What you’re about to read is what happens when a man who doubts the historical veracity of the Bible finds something in the Bible that contradicts his loosely Bible-inspired theology. Basically, he’s stubbed an opinion on a passage of Scripture. It’s sad. It’s instructive. It underscores the truth of Jesus’ warning in John 3:12 about …

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Nov 18

Jean Lightner – Determining the Ark Kinds

by Jean K. Lightner, Independent Scholar; Tom Hennigan, Associate Professor of Biology, Truett-McConnell College; Georgia Purdom and Bodie Hodge, Answers in Genesis Abstract As part of the Ark Encounter Project at Answers in Genesis, a research effort has been initiated to provide information necessary for the best possible reconstruction of the animal kinds preserved on …

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