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Virginia Man To Search For Noah's Ark In Turkey
FOX News ^ | February 2, 2009 | Associated Press

Posted on 06/28/2009 5:17:15 AM PDT by Fennie

Saddened by the wickedness of man, God directs the righteous Noah to build an ark for his family and two of each species of animal.

Together, they ride the ark through 40 days and 40 nights of torrential rains that God unleashes upon the Earth. And when the waters subside, Noah and the animals return to land.

"That seems almost like a fairy story," said archaeologist Randall Price, who is director of Liberty University's new Center for Judaic Studies. "But we believe it was an actual event."

This summer Price, 57, plans to continue on a journey to prove just that as he joins an expedition to Mount Ararat. His team believes that it is there, in Eastern Turkey, where Noah's Ark remains preserved underneath layers of rubble and ice.

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1 posted on 06/28/2009 5:17:15 AM PDT by Fennie
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To: Fennie

Link : http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,486684,00.html


2 posted on 06/28/2009 5:20:06 AM PDT by Fennie
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Um, Dude? ‘Noah’s Ark’ is in Wisconsin! ;)

http://www.noahsarkwaterpark.com/attractions/photo-gallery/


3 posted on 06/28/2009 5:24:29 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: Fennie

No, it’s in venison.


4 posted on 06/28/2009 5:28:07 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin; Jeremiah Jr; martin_fierro; aculeus; dighton
Who was Joan of Arc?

Noah's wife?


5 posted on 06/28/2009 5:29:15 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Fennie
a natural event...yes...

Now the problem is....Telling someone to build an ark and get two of each kind because it's gonna rain....is STUPID.

All you have to do is look at the little Ark kits we buy for our kids to see how stupid the story is.

I'd say there was a storm once "somewhere"...perhaps a tsunami....and "Noah's Ark" was the best way they could describe the event. I don't even think it happened in Turkey!!

6 posted on 06/28/2009 5:34:37 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau
All you have to do is look at the little Ark kits we buy for our kids to see how stupid the story is.

I don't want to get into a debate with you on Biblical events but I am curious as to what you mean by this. Please expound.

7 posted on 06/28/2009 5:37:20 AM PDT by jla
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To: Fennie

There’s several things about this story -

He’s been there 30 times and has nothing but some photos to show for it? Hundreds and prehaps thousands have been up there over the last 2 thousand years and have brought back nothing.

It has been proven time and time again that there was a huge flood so that isn’t a fairy tale.

$60k shouldn’t be that much for these guys. One would think that they would have had things ready to go at a moment’s notice for years already. There’s the weather excuse, the mean ol’ government excuse, then they have the military causing land slides excuse and now they need some funding to start to get things together excuse. Enough already! It’s been exposed to the weather enough over the centuries and crushed with lands slides so rounding up a few dozen villagers to just haul the thing down this summer isn’t going to hurt it much more.


8 posted on 06/28/2009 5:40:04 AM PDT by bgill (The evidence simply does not support the official position of the Obama administration)
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To: Ezekiel

And I’m going to dig a hole to China in my back yard. The day workers are half way there!


9 posted on 06/28/2009 5:40:46 AM PDT by RU88 (Bow to no man)
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To: Fennie
$60K just to have a little looksy, hmmmm.
Wouldn't Turkey be searching for the Ark if they thought it was there ?


10 posted on 06/28/2009 5:41:53 AM PDT by SouthDixie (We are but angels with one wing, it takes two to fly.)
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To: Fennie

Actual event.....There have been intense floods all over the world at some point....Just look at the tsunami which we all saw.....How would you explain the intensity back then???? Voila...Noah!!


11 posted on 06/28/2009 5:44:48 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Fennie
God directs the righteous Noah to build an ark for his family and two of each species of animal.

Wrong. Whoever wrote this lede over at the AP (Always Pimping), failed due diligence. God did not tell Noah to gather only two of each. He told Noah to take 14 of many animal types. See Genesis 7:2-3.

"Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that [are] not clean by two, the male and his female. Of fowls also of the air by sevens, the male and the female; to keep seed alive upon the face of all the earth."

12 posted on 06/28/2009 5:48:06 AM PDT by savedbygrace (You are only leading if someone follows. Otherwise, you just wandered off... [Smokin' Joe])
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.......Wouldn’t Turkey be searching for the Ark if they thought it was there ?......

Hunting the Ark is a profit center for Turkey. Why spend money to look for something not there when foreigners will spend good hard $$$ doing it for you.


13 posted on 06/28/2009 5:49:45 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . The boy's war in Detriot has already cost more then the war in Iraq.)
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To: Fennie

3:1 This second epistle, beloved, I now write unto you; in both which I stir up your pure minds by way of remembrance:
3:2 That ye may be mindful of the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us the apostles of the Lord and Saviour:
3:3 Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,
3:4 And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.
3:5 For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water: (Ge.1)
3:6 Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished:(Ge.7:11-24)
3:7 But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men.(II Pe. 3:12-14 and Re. 20 and 21)
3:8 But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.
3:9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.


14 posted on 06/28/2009 6:00:30 AM PDT by kindred (The third party conservative is the home of conservatism. Jesus is Lord.)
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To: Fennie

Virginia man searching for Turkey in Noah’s Ark???


15 posted on 06/28/2009 6:01:47 AM PDT by skimbell
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To: Fennie

Sounds like fun. Looks like the Average Joe can do this for less than $1,000 Euros, not including plane fare or tips for the guides:

http://araratsummit.blogspot.com/

MT.ARARAT 7 DAYS TOUR PROGRAM

Day 1 : Day 1: We meet from Van Airpot,on the way On the way we will stop by the Muradiye waterfalls and enjoy the view with Turkish tea. We will transfer to our hotel in Dogubeyazit.

Day 2 : We transfer to Eli village after breakfast, load the equipment on the mules, climb to 3200 m campsite. Total walk 2-3 hrs. Camp.

Day 3 : Hike up to 4100 m and return to the greencamp (acclimatisation)

Day 4 : Ascending again to 4100 m with a short overnight stay in the tent.

Day 5 : Ararat summit, afterwards return to the green camp.

Day 6 : Transfer back to Dogubeyazit, overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 7 : Transfer to Van Airport,then be and of your tour.

TREKKING TOUR PRRICE:


3-6 Pax : 650/Euro

7-10 Pax : 450/Euro

11+ Pax : 375/Euro

TOUR DATES :
Climb to Ararat (Turkey side) tour can be arrange any dates between June to - 15th September periods year around. Applications: A rule that for foreigner participants all applications must be filled and apply us minimum 2 months ago. We will get your Climbing permits/ Visa from Ankara (Turkish authorities). Please contact us to get your application form.

INCLUDEED IN THE PRICE :
All transportation in Van -Dogubeyazit & on Mt.Ararat,Accommadations(double room or Single room in three stars Hotel ) All meals,soft drinks & hot drinks,With Cooking service. Professional guide, many years of experience in taking people to the summit.

NOT INCLUDED PRICE :
Tips,Beverages,Climbing permit (50 Euro) Alcoholic beverages and Personal climbing equipment.


16 posted on 06/28/2009 6:06:40 AM PDT by angkor
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Wow! All the naysayers. What are you non-believers afraid of?
The faith you have in your junk science and what you "believe" to be reality based upon that same junk science?

Don't answer. Be the "open-minded" people you claim to be and think!

17 posted on 06/28/2009 6:08:00 AM PDT by The Anti-One (So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors.)
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To: Fennie
This article lists 4 different eye-witness accounts. And the reason it's so hard to confirm the location. I've posted that below.

Searching for Noah's Ark

About half of this book gives detailed accounts by thirteen different explorers who have climbed Mt. Ararat – and one discovers how difficult such expeditions are to arrange, how treacherous Ararat is to scale, and how inaccessible the Ark is, buried under ice most of the time (except during long, hot periods). Also, severe earthquakes on the mountain appear to have broken whatever is up there into 3-4 separate pieces, which now slowly slide down in glacier ice, into the deep, northern Ahora Gorge.

18 posted on 06/28/2009 6:08:00 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you. Ben Franklin)
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He pointed to Genesis 8:4, which states, "and on the seventeenth day of the seventh month the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat," in The New International Version of the Bible.

The same seventeenth of Nisan is when Yah'shua rose from the dead.

It is the day of our New Beginnings.

This year it began on April 11 at sundown.

YHvH is coming again to bring His Judgement, soon.

It is now time to call on His NAME: Yah'shua.

shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach
19 posted on 06/28/2009 6:10:34 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: jla

My as teacher says it never happened


20 posted on 06/28/2009 6:16:18 AM PDT by mel
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