The Great Flood

The Great Flood - Mark Sullivan Geol-1014-014 October 15,...

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Mark Sullivan Geol-1014-014 October 15, 2007 The Great Flood During the ages many stories have developed over what is the true event of what some call the greatest flood the world has ever seen. How this event occurred is still disputed. Many religious and scientific researchers dispute on the exact points which led up to the events of this flood. Religious views Hebrews, Greeks, Hindus, Sumerians, and Babylonian. According to the Hebrew Scriptures The Flood, also known as Noah’s Flood, was expected to occur sometime between 2,000 and 3,000 BC. The Flood was to have been God’s will to clean the Earth of the evil that it had become. A human family and representatives from the animal kingdom are chosen to be passengers on Noah’s Ark. Noah, along with his family were chosen for being righteous. The Ark of Noah was a boat that almost appeared to be a barge built out of cypress or cedar. The Ark was expected to be 450 feet long by 75 feet in beam, and 45 feet high. The Flood lasted forty days and forty nights. The Flood was to have risen twenty feet above the highest
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This essay was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ENG 1113 taught by Professor Watkins during the Spring '08 term at Oklahoma State.

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