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Questions regarding the Noah's Ark described in the Genesis flood narrative by which God saves Noah, his family, and a remnant of all the world's animals from the flood.

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Death becomes her?? But in real life

I’m doing some research if you could help. Question 1 How Is living a long life (900+ years) like some of Seth’s descendants not a direct sign of divinity. I’m not super religious but the grouping I’...
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How do those who hold to a literal interpretation of the flood account respond to the criticism that Noah building the ark would be unfeasible?

In Longman and Walton's book The Lost World of the Flood (2018) they argue that the account of Noah's flood in the book of Genesis, although based on an historical event, employs rhetorical devices ...
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Why does the Catholic Church teach that Noah's ark was "complete in one cubit"?

According to Pope Boniface VIII's bull Unam sanctam (1302), Indeed, at the time of the flood there was one ark of Noah, prefiguring the one Church, made complete in one cubit [Una nempe fuit diluvii ...
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What was the weight of Noah's ark before and after the animals were loaded on to it? [closed]

Does anyone know what was the weight of the Ark before and after the animals were loaded on to it?
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Relics of Noah's Ark?

Do any Catholic or Orthodox churches claim to have relics of Noah's Ark? (As one might have a piece of the True Cross, for example.)
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Does the Bible say anything about chimeras or explains their purpose? [closed]

Firstly, I'm sorry if it's not the right place to ask this kind of question. I didn't know where else I could ask about it. I'm interested in Simon de Myle's painting of the ark. In the middle of the ...
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According to the LDS faith, did Noah build the Ark in America?

According to Mormon Doctrine, Adam and Eve lived in Adam-ondi-Ahman. Which was revealed to Joseph Smith to be located in Missouri (see D&C 116:1). This would mean that unless Adam's posterity ...
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How many of each species went onto the Ark?

"The animals went in two-by-two, hurrah, hurrah!" - we're taught this nursery rhyme from a young age, and go throughout life believing that one male, and one female of each species was present on the ...
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How can all animals fit in Noah's ark [duplicate]

Genesis 6 14 So make yourself an ark of cypress[c] wood; make rooms in it and coat it with pitch inside and out. 15 This is how you are to build it: The ark is to be three hundred cubits long, ...
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What does the story of Noah's Ark foreshadow in the New Testament?

I have seen Noah's Ark listed one of the "types" in Scripture -- something that occurred, but that also foreshadowed something else that would come later. What exactly, then, does the story of Noah's ...
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Why is the word "Ark" used for Noah's boat and the Ark of the Covenant?

What exactly is the meaning of an "ark" that applies to a boat and that thing that melts off the Nazi's faces in the first Indiana Jones movie?
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Where did Noah find polar bears and penguins in Palestine, according to those who accept a global flood?

According to Christians who accept a literal global flood, how could animals accustomed to thriving in extreme temperatures be found in a common place for preservation aboard the ark?
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How did all the animals fit into Noah's ark? [closed]

During the great flood Noah was ordered by God to fetch two animals of each species and put them into his ark. 19 And of every living thing of all flesh, you shall bring two of every kind ...
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