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The flood happened precisely on account of the issues you raise. More specifically, it debunks the premises on which those issues are founded. As Christians living thousands of years later with only a short Scriptural account to go on, we can really only speculate about how the people of Noah's day must have reasoned with themselves. However it seems likely ...


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Jesus spoke in parables that were full of very familiar imagery to his hearers, turning them into spiritual lessons. The Lord commanded Abraham to circumcise all his male descendants, a custom which was already being practiced before the time of Abraham, but God made it a token of his covenant with Abraham. Likewise, there's no reason to believe that ...


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There are several theories about major differences in climate pre and post flood. There is some reason to believe that our atmosphere had a rather different makeup before the flood: perhaps along the lines of perpetual heavy cloud cover. In these scenarios it is entirely possible that a natural phenomenon like a rainbow had actually never been observed ...


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Relevant? Yes. Universally viewed as supportive? No. Scholars disagree on this. Some use those other accounts to lend credence to the Biblical account. Other scholars say that it is evidence that the author of Genesis stole from those accounts to make up the flood. Either way, it is a relevant discussion without universal agreement. (In my personal opinion ...


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Scientifically speaking, evolution is not required for variations within a species. The only requirement is that all of the genetic information seen in the species today was present in the first generation. From then on, species experience the isolation of genes through geographic and other factors. The breeding of new species of dogs does not produce new ...


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The exhaustive list of other flood legends from around the world are relevant as supporting evidence to the story of the Bible. If there were no other mention of the flood in any other culture, we would wonder how such a significant event was not remembered, when the dispersion on of people occurred a relatively short time after the flood in the biblical ...


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People don't seem to believe in the firmament as a literal barrier of water up in the sky that collapsed at Noah's flood. The answer to this is amazingly simple. Many Young-Earth Creationists believe that there was a layer of water of some form (ice, water, other possibilities) in the upper atmosphere, or in space, surrounding the earth AND ...


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Some denominations do not insist that believers take on a literal interpretation of all OT events. In particular, many events in Genesis may be read by Catholics either as allegories, "condensed" stories, and/or hyperbole. So, taking the story either as hyperbole and/or allegory, the question is rendered moot. By this interpretation, we don't need to ...


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Basically there are three ways that genetic diversity happens: Mutation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evolution#Mutation Sexual combination: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evolution#Sex_and_recombination Gene Flow: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evolution#Gene_flow All of these processes do in fact have the potential of generating new genetic information. ...


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In answer to your question let's take a look at what the Bible tells us as compared to we do know from known true Science. From the Bible: Gen 1:1 and 2 KJV In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the ...



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