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From The New Answers DVD 1

Many Flood Stories Around the World

The worldwide catastrophic Flood, recorded in the book of Genesis, was a real event that affected real people. If there never was a worldwide Flood, then why are there so many stories about it?

Several Flood Legends

It is to be expected that the stories of the flood would contain not only profound similarities but also differences. These differences would be due to both the confusion of tongues and the varying relationships to the true God which cultures had.

The Genesis Flood—Not A Revision Of The Gilgamesh Epic

British explorers discovered in 1852–1853 clay tablets containing the Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh. First translated in 1872, its contents shocked the scholarly world because it seemed to closely parallel parts of Genesis, especially the Flood account. Indeed, many scholars accused the Bible of merely retelling the epic.

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