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Author Topic:   Assuming the flood was real
gene90
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Message 2 of 52 (13291)
07-10-2002 9:15 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Minnemooseus
07-10-2002 9:03 PM


(1) Apparently man was "too fallen" or something.
(2) I see no signs of success, and the OT implies it was failure.
I think it is a second or third hand account of some natural event that was eventually passed on to the Israelite. It is referred to later by Jesus, but I think it is an allegory, attempting to use Noah as a standard of righteousness. Now, I don't understand that part because I think Noah would be vulnerable to a modern-day character assault if he were running for public office, it seems he had a tendency to get stone drunk and sleep outside naked.

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gene90
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Message 9 of 52 (13969)
07-23-2002 12:01 AM
Reply to: Message 5 by Tranquility Base
07-10-2002 10:42 PM


I also have to wonder if there is a connection between the role 'the waters' played in Creation and the Flood.

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