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Noah's Ark 'Was a Massive Double-Decker Coracle'
International Business Times ^ | 15 Dec 2013 | Fiona Keating

Posted on 12/16/2013 10:52:52 AM PST by Theoria

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51 posted on 12/16/2013 11:48:16 AM PST by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: ShadowAce

The “why” of that is conjecture, and I don’t know.
Could be they were to be sacrificial, or the genetic diversity was such that 7 instead of 2 were required.


52 posted on 12/16/2013 11:49:14 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Theoria

I find it highly interesting that “researchers” will discount the bible (which has many verified copies, and has been verified on thousands of historical points), but will take a SINGLE source they find that does not agree with the bible as “correcting” the bible.

THE Ark was built of wood. Period.

The reed ark mentioned could be another similar (not the same), for a localized (sumerian) flood.


53 posted on 12/16/2013 11:49:16 AM PST by BereanBrain
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To: El Cid
'The evidence comes from a 4,700-year-old tablet of clay covered in cuneiform writing, which contains "detailed instruction manual for building an ark"...'

I will stick with the detailed instructions described in the Book that God gave to us.

I was thinking the same thing!

54 posted on 12/16/2013 11:49:29 AM PST by Alex Murphy ("the defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades")
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To: MrB

meat eating was allowed AFTER the garden, WAY before the flood.


55 posted on 12/16/2013 11:51:30 AM PST by BereanBrain
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To: BereanBrain

Explain 9:2-3 then. Especially the word “now”.


56 posted on 12/16/2013 11:52:51 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: IYAS9YAS; El Cid
The cubit is still used as a unit of measurement by some, such as those who wear great kilts. A great kilt is eight yards of fabric that must be properly folded so it can fit around the body each time it is worn. Each fold is one cubit wide. Since the length of a cubit varies with each individual, the width of the folds can be adjusted to the individual's size.

Great kilts aren't worn very often these days, but can find men wearing them at Renaissance festivals.

57 posted on 12/16/2013 11:53:17 AM PST by Fiji Hill (Fight on!!)
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To: GeronL
The true story of Noah

Hey honey....going fishing....I'll be back at dusk.

Quick Zeba.......in that room.

What the hell are all these friggin' animals, Noah. I thought it was just you and me.

It is baby, it is. We just need these for food. I want to get as far away from the hag as I can.

And that's why we never heard from Noah again.

He changed his name and headed for the Bahamas where he and Zeba lived happily ever after.

58 posted on 12/16/2013 11:57:00 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Rebelbase
I have actually been to Ron Wyatt's museum and have seen the artifacts he brought from this sight with my own two eyes!

Pulling rivets, petrified wood and animal hair from core samples (not to mention the anchor stones) pretty much sealed the deal for me.

God and his only Son, Jesus Christ are real. His word is true and there is no denying it.

59 posted on 12/16/2013 11:58:00 AM PST by bayliving
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To: Sacajaweau

lol


60 posted on 12/16/2013 11:58:13 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: bayliving

What were they making their rivets out of?


61 posted on 12/16/2013 12:01:25 PM PST by tacticalogic
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To: tacticalogic
If I remember correctly, it's been a while since I saw these things but I Ron had the rivets analyzed and they turned out to be some sort of tin alloy.
62 posted on 12/16/2013 12:05:15 PM PST by bayliving
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To: El Cid

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2246247/Dutchman-Johan-Huibers-launches-life-sized-Noahs-Ark-replica-Dordrecht.html

Here’s an interesting (old) news article from the UK Daily Mail reporting about a dutch man who built a half size model of the Ark. You can see from the photos and videos that the Ark as described in the Bible is very different than the cartoon depiction of it in children’s story books.


63 posted on 12/16/2013 12:06:05 PM PST by Madam Theophilus
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To: bayliving
I Ron

Should just read Ron.

64 posted on 12/16/2013 12:06:31 PM PST by bayliving
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To: stormer

Nicolas Steno?

All I’ll say is that Darwinism requires a lot of faith.


65 posted on 12/16/2013 12:06:39 PM PST by Obadiah (I Like Ted.)
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To: Obadiah
If the flood was a fable then why is there fossilized evidence of sea life all along the top of the Himalayas, including at the Mt. Everest? Why have marine life, such as entire whale skeletons been uncovered in the middle of the desert?

Not discounting the flood, but plate tectonics gives a perfect answer that makes more sense than a once-time, relatively short duration flood event.

66 posted on 12/16/2013 12:08:16 PM PST by Travis T. OJustice (I miss you, dad. :()
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To: Fiji Hill
Great kilts aren't worn very often these days, but can find men wearing them at Renaissance festivals.

A lot of guys opt for Utilikilts at Renaissance festivals these days.

67 posted on 12/16/2013 12:10:15 PM PST by Disambiguator
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To: IYAS9YAS

Noah: How you gonna do it?

God: I’m gonna make it rain for a thousand days and drown ‘em right out.

Noah: Right! Listen to this, you’ll save water; let it rain for 40 days and 40 nights and wait for the sewers back up.

God: Right!


68 posted on 12/16/2013 12:10:31 PM PST by gallandro1
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To: Madam Theophilus

I think he’s built a full size model since then.


69 posted on 12/16/2013 12:11:03 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Theoria

70 posted on 12/16/2013 12:11:22 PM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Travis T. OJustice

The “flood” also involved massive upheaval and remaking of the earth’s surface.


71 posted on 12/16/2013 12:12:43 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Travis T. OJustice
Not discounting the flood, but plate tectonics gives a perfect answer that makes more sense than a once-time, relatively short duration flood event.

Walter Brown had an interesting theory/model for the origin of the Flood.

Hydroplate Theory

72 posted on 12/16/2013 12:14:52 PM PST by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: JoeProBono

All those gun ports explain what happened to the dino, unicorn, griffin, etc. ark


73 posted on 12/16/2013 12:16:37 PM PST by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: Theoria

There’s fella by the name of Noah
Built an ark
Everybody knows he built an ark.
You see
What Noah do? Well he built an ark
But very few people know about
The conversation that went on between the Lord and Noah
You see Noah was in his rec. room
Sewing away, he was making a few things for the home there.
He was a good carpenter

Whoompa, whoompa, whoompa, whoompa
Noah!
Somebody call?
Whoompa, whoompa, whoompa
Noah!
Who is that?
It’s the Lord, Noah
Right!

Where are ja?
What you want? I’ve been good.
I want you to build an Ark
Right!
Whats an Ark?
Get some wood build it
300 cubits by 80 cubits by 40 cubits
Right!
Whats a cubit?
Lets see a cubit...I used to know what a cubit was
Well don’t worry about that Noah
When you get that done
Go out into the world and
Collect all of the animals in the world by twos
Male and female, and put them into the ark
Right!
Who is this really?

What’s going on?
How come you want me to do all these weird things?
I’m going to destory the world
Right!
Am I on Candid Camera?

How you gonna do it?
I’m gonna make it rain for a thousand days and drown ‘em right out
Right!
Listen to this, you’ll save water
Let it rain for 40 days and 40 nights
And wait for the sewers back up
Right!

I just wondering,
What would be the effect of an Ark on the average neighbour?
Now, here’s a guy going to work, 7 o’clock in the morning
Noahs next door neighbour and he sees the Ark.
Hey!
You up there!
What you want?
What is this?
It’s an Ark
Aha
You wanna get it outta my driveway?
I gotta get to work
Listen, what this thing for anyway?
I can’t tell you
Hahahahaha!
Well, I mean can’t you give me a little hint?
You wanna a hint?
Yes, please
How long can you tread water?
Hahahah!

‘Course Noah had a heck of a job really
He had to go out and collect
All the animals in the world, by two’s
Two mosquitoes, male or female
And, uh, he had to keep telling the rabbits
Only two, only two, only two.
So we find Noah pulling up the last two animals
Two hippos and he’s really in a hurry to get em up
Because hes afraid that the Lords gonna call him
And ask him to do something else
And his nevers are shot
This is one heck of a job for a man 600 years old

So we find him pulling up the two last hippos
And of course the Lord does call him there
Com’on fat hippos hurry up
Com’on will you please?
Noah!
What? What you want?
Gotta take one of those hippos out
And bring in another one
What for?
‘Cause you got two males down there
And you need to bring in a female
I’m not bringin’ nothin’ in
You change one of em’
Com’on you know I don’t work like that.

Well I’m sick and tired of this I’ve had enough of this stuff
I’ve been working all day
Working on it for days and days
I’m sick and tired of this
Noah!
Yeah?
How long can you tread water?

Yeah, well I got news for you
I’m sick and tired of this whole mess
The whole neigbourhood’s out there laughing at me
They’re all having a grand time
At good old old Noah there
I went out there at my best friend Larry
I’ve been talking to the Lord, Larry
Larry said
Oh, really
Yeah yeah
Lord, Larry, Larry, Lord
You walked off laughing
And I hear ‘em all laughing at me
You know I’m the only guy in this neighbourhood with an Ark?
People around here laughing
Picket signs walking up and down
I’m sick and tired of this stuff here
People walking around here
How you doing Tarzan?
How’s everything up there?.
Sick and tired of this mess here
You supposed to know all and see all
You let me go out there
And bring in a pregnant elephant
You give me no manual for delivery or nuthin’
Never told me the thing was pregnant
There’s good old Naoh waitin’ underneath the elephant there
Brrrrroooooooooom
Right on top
Sick and tired of this mess here
Had enough all this stuff
For you runnin’ around
You supposed to know all and see all
Like I said before
You let me go out there and do all this stuff here
You never even looked in the bottom of that Ark
Have you looked down there?
No?
Who’s gonna clean up that mess down there?
That’s me
I tell you I’ve had enough of this stuff
I tell you what I’m gonna do
I’m letting all these animals out
And I’m gonna burn down this Ark
And I’m going to Florida somewhere
‘Cause you haven’t done nothin’
I’m sick and tired of all this mess
You foolin’ around
And you haven’t done nothing!

And you got it rainin’
It’s not a shower is it?
Ok Lord me and you right
‘Cause I knew it all the time


74 posted on 12/16/2013 12:17:03 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Miss Muffit suffered from arachnophobia.....)
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To: Theoria

Whatever happened to that movie Noah with Russell Crowe? I saw this trailer for it a few months ago and it disappeared. Did the fascists ban it?


75 posted on 12/16/2013 12:17:23 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: Obadiah

The presence of seashells on the tops of mountains has nothing to do with Darwin. That’s geology and plate tectonics.


76 posted on 12/16/2013 12:18:01 PM PST by FourtySeven (47)
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To: Obadiah
From Wikipedia:

"Lifted by the collision of the Indian tectonic plate with the Eurasian Plate,[4] the Himalayan range runs, west-northwest to east-southeast.."

The Alps were also the result of a collision of plates.

77 posted on 12/16/2013 12:18:31 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Theoria
Here is the video produced to explain what Ron Wyatt found:

Noah's Ark video

78 posted on 12/16/2013 12:18:32 PM PST by bayliving
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Whatever happened to that movie Noah with Russell Crowe? I saw this trailer for it a few months ago and it disappeared. Did the fascists ban it?

Not due for release until Spring.

79 posted on 12/16/2013 12:24:49 PM PST by tacticalogic
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To: JoeProBono

80 posted on 12/16/2013 12:27:08 PM PST by FourtySeven (47)
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To: Obadiah

“There are none so blind as those who refuse to see.”

Plate tectonics is the answer you are looking for. The sea life on mountain tops is quite a bit older than any human species, so even if a flood sent them up there to die when the water receded no human would have been around to witness this to build. And the fossils found had forming there for much longer than 40 days and nights.


81 posted on 12/16/2013 12:29:09 PM PST by Fuzz
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To: El Cid

How could 100 different cultures scattered throughout the world have the same story if the only people that survived were from just one of those cultures?


82 posted on 12/16/2013 12:31:36 PM PST by Fuzz
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To: El Cid

Thanks for the link.


83 posted on 12/16/2013 12:34:11 PM PST by Travis T. OJustice (I miss you, dad. :()
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To: Theoria

The flood story was an earlier story of Gilgamesh by the Sumerians.


84 posted on 12/16/2013 12:34:26 PM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: Fuzz
How could 100 different cultures scattered throughout the world have the same story if the only people that survived were from just one of those culture?

The diaspora during the building of the Tower of Babel occurred after the flood. So, Noah survived the flood, the story was passed to his descendants. Noah's descendants tried to build a tower to reach to Heaven.

God confused their tongues. The people spread out with different languages and started different cultures.....all descending from Noah; all with knowledge of the flood.

85 posted on 12/16/2013 12:37:28 PM PST by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: Repeat Offender

Well, that clears that right up then.


86 posted on 12/16/2013 12:38:54 PM PST by Fuzz
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To: tacticalogic

I am guessing wood, hammered into holes along with wool or human hair to help seal it up.


87 posted on 12/16/2013 12:39:32 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: MrB

? Adam and Eve ate meat, and Cain and Able’s difficulties had to do with that very point.


88 posted on 12/16/2013 12:40:48 PM PST by Mamzelle
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To: Fuzz
How could 100 different cultures scattered throughout the world have the same story if the only people that survived were from just one of those cultures?

Read Genesis 9-11.

The Reader's Digest Version:

Eight people survive the Flood and land on Mt. Ararat. Noah, Mrs. Noah, Noah's 3 sons (Japeth, Shem, Ham), and their 3 wives. They have children, and they spread across the earth.

Over time, the stories they heard from their grandfathers, and great grandfathers get a bit corrupted/twisted along the way. Thus you have the same story, but with slight variations or embellishments.
God kept the original facts by using one family, the Hebrews, to be the keepers of His Oracles (God's Word) until the time of Christ. So, even though the Hebrews and non-Hebrews came from the same family (all from the ark that landed at Mt. Ararat), only the Biblical version was left intact because God protected it -- so mankind would always have a record of His message and love.

89 posted on 12/16/2013 12:40:55 PM PST by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: GeronL

So, not really rivets, but pegs?


90 posted on 12/16/2013 12:41:15 PM PST by tacticalogic
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To: GeronL

If the Government was to build an Ark it would be 6 months late getting it done and it would leak like a sieve and all the animals would be gay!


91 posted on 12/16/2013 12:46:05 PM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Mamzelle

There’s a difference between “humans ate meat” and “God gave permission for humans to eat meat”.

Can you provide scripture saying that A & E ate meat?
I can’t recall that.


92 posted on 12/16/2013 12:48:17 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Kartographer

rofl


93 posted on 12/16/2013 12:48:24 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: tacticalogic

Isn’t the way they usually built things back then?


94 posted on 12/16/2013 12:48:45 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: El Cid

This is to be taken literally?


95 posted on 12/16/2013 12:48:56 PM PST by Fuzz
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To: tacticalogic

pegs make more sense because they swell when wet.


96 posted on 12/16/2013 12:49:01 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: MrB
Maybe they didn't eat the animals that were skinned for their clothing? I don't see much difference between eating an wearing. And the story segued from A/E straight to Abel's sacrifice of meat, without much ado between.

But, I guess, if you insist, no direct permission was granted.

97 posted on 12/16/2013 12:51:08 PM PST by Mamzelle
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To: bayliving

I don’t care what he found.....prove it was noah’s...can’t be done....can’t even prove there was a noah


98 posted on 12/16/2013 12:52:08 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Mamzelle

Just doing some reading on the topic myself - Abel was accounted as righteous, therefore he obeyed God, and the command to that point was “herbs only”.

Now, that’s not to say that the sinful of the time didn’t eat meat.


99 posted on 12/16/2013 12:54:27 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Fuzz
This is to be taken literally?

LOL!

You sound like me my first 40 years. I'd like to encourage you to avoid the bumping your head off various walls - like a pinball - and to take the Bible literally ... but I know if I was hearing this claim years ago - I wouldn't take the advice. I hope you catch on quicker than I did.

100 posted on 12/16/2013 1:04:12 PM PST by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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