December 29, 2012

Noah's Flood Is Not a Real Thing

Brook Wilensky-Lanford, Religion Dispatches

I hate to break it to you, but Noah’s Flood is not a real thing. As geologist David Montgomery wrote in his recent history, The Rocks Don’t Lie: A Geologist Investigates Noah’s Flood, the religious idea that the Flood was real has been important to the actual history of geology as a science. But by now, however, science knows better. I can’t say as much for the media.

Drumming up attention for Christiane Amanpour’s two-part special “Back to the Beginning," (concluding this evening) of which the search for Noah’s Flood is but a small part, ABC TV’s promotional materials give life to the old myth: “now an acclaimed underwater archaeologist thinks he has found proof that the biblical flood was...

Read Full Article ››



October 17, 2013
Darren Aronofsky's Environmentalist Noah
Kim Masters, Hollywood Rep.
God gave Noah some very specific instructions on how to build an ark. But it seems there was no such clear voice of authority when it came to the making of Darren Aronofsky's epic movie based on the Bible story.Multiple sources... more ››