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This is Ken Ham, author of the new book on effective evangelism called Gospel Reset.
In 2016, we opened our full-size Noah’s Ark attraction in Northern Kentucky. The ark is a massive wooden ship.
I sometimes get asked why we didn’t build the ark in the shape of a box.
Well, the Bible doesn’t give us very many details about what the ark actually looked like. We just know the dimensions and a few other small features. And these dimensions don’t imply it was box shaped. After all, we can use dimensions to describe a car but that doesn’t mean it’s box-shaped.
We designed our ark as a ship because that shape provides great comfort and stability for the ark’s passengers.
But, since the Bible doesn’t tell us, we can’t be dogmatic about the ark’s shape.
Ken Ham is the CEO and founder of Answers in Genesis-US, the highly acclaimed Creation Museum, and the world-renowned Ark Encounter. Ken Ham is one of the most in-demand Christian speakers in North America.