Flood Legends Global Clues of a Common Event Pdf epub by Charles Martin

Summary Flood Legends Global Clues of a Common Event

The story of the Deluge or the Global Flood permeates nearly every culture in the world in some way shape or form While details vary between the different cultural versions the same basic plot line occurs in all versions a god becomes angry destroys the earth with a Flood but preserves the human race by selecting a handful of people to save These people survive the Flood by building a vessel It is this same group of people that are then responsible for repopulating the earth Despite the striking similarities some mythologists have looked at the minor differences in the stories and declared This Two for thought provoking content 3 for poor theology Though this isn t a book on theology Mr Martin does present some good arguments and information

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Flood Legends Global Clues of a Common Event

L Clues of a Common Event Includes Two basic styles of interpreting myths today and how both fail when interpreting Global Flood legends The uestions that arise in the different legends such as the length of the vessel's journey needed supplies etc Clues to where the remains of the Ark might be found today and Now you can travel the globe learning about numerous flood legends in this exciting new book Move beyond Noah's story into the surviving threads of this epic event woven into the tapestry of cultural history Delve into their commonalities and their uniue perspective of this biblical histo This is a short but good review of flood legends around the world Specifically the author focuses on 3 legends Eventually he reveals some other myths too Long story short you start reviewing these stories from all over globeAmerican Indians South American tribes Mesopotamia India China Austraila by unconnected people groups you have to come to the conclusion that a great world wide deluge really happened and few people survived These myths and legends have way to much in common to be just a coincidence Which one could wisely conclude that it was the account we see in Genesis 6 9 If anything this book will wet your appetite to do further research

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Never happened The differences they claim are too great and the premise is too far fetched There is another alternative and that is to accept that the different versions all refer to the same event In other words if we can accept that there was a group of people that survived a Global Deluge and that the story of the event was passed on from generation to generation through various developing cultures then we would expect 1 a similar if not identical plot with 2 diverging details This would be the process of one story being told many different ways a concept at the heart of Flood Legends Globa Until reading this wonderfully informative book I was aware of only a couple of Great Flood legends apart from that of Noah from the book of Genesis in the Torah Believing that myths have some elements of truth to their story I was struck by the similarities between Flood legends throughout the world the Biblical account of Noah s worldwide delugeBasic ingredients to the accounts are that an angry god destroys all life on the earth saving only a handful of people to enable repopulation They are saved by a vessel which carries them through flood waters for the duration of the catastrophe I was convinced studying legends from Africa Australia Babylon British Columbia Burma China Europe Greece India Indonesia New Guinea North America South America the Mideast that all were based on one actual eventHaving already read the books The World That Perished by John C Whitcomb The Genesis Flood by John C Whitcomb Jr ThD Henry M Morris PhD I was drawn to another book that would enla


7 thoughts on “Flood Legends Global Clues of a Common Event

  1. says:

    Two for thought provoking content; 3 for poor theology Though this isn't a book on theology Mr Martin does present some good arguments and information

  2. says:

    Certainly gives one much to consider

  3. says:

    This was a really thought provoking interesting read I enjoyed it

  4. says:

    Until reading this wonderfully informative book I was aware of only a couple of Great Flood legends apart from that of Noa

  5. says:

    This is a short but good review of flood legends around the world Specifically the author focuses on 3 legends Eventually he reveals some other myths too Long story short you start reviewing these stories from all over globeAmerican Indians South American tribes Mesopotamia India China Austraila by unconnected people groups you have to come to the conclusion that a great world wide deluge really happened and few people s

  6. says:

    This was a fascinating look at some of the flood legends from different cultures around the world While trying to present a unbiased view his Christian perspective does come sharply into play at times which made it feel a little imbalanced for what it felt like he was striving to achieve However it was uite in

  7. says:

    This book is a uick read and is a light introduction rather than the detailed and uniue analysis that the cover claims to be to the interesting subject of a near universal belief in a massive worldwide flood in distant history Although the author does come from a clearly Christian background the facts are allowed to speak for themselves The