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The purpose of the articles in this series is to raise ideas about Noah, his world, the Ark, and the Flood in ways that most people have not considered before.

  • The Ark’s Dinosaurs
    March 21, 2016

    As we prepare to open the Ark Encounter on July 7, many people have wondered if we will have dinosaurs at the attraction in Northern Kentucky.

  • What Was the Pre-Flood Population Like?
    Jan. 6, 2016

    The Bible explains that people were extremely corrupt and violent prior to the Flood.

  • Designing Often Forgotten Marsupials for the Ark
    Oct. 19, 2015

    What are the first animals that come to mind when you think of Noah’s Ark?

  • Amazing Ark Animals Being Sculpted for Ark Encounter
    May 25, 2015

    Scores of spectacular animals must be designed and sculpted over the next year to be displayed in the life-size Noah’s Ark in northern Kentucky.

  • How Much Water Was On Board the Ark?
    April 13, 2015

    Have you ever thought about how much water Noah and his family would have needed onboard and how they would obtain it?

  • Did God Forget about Noah?
    March 23, 2015

    Genesis 8:1 teaches an important truth in the Flood account: God’s attention was focused on Noah and those with him on the Ark.

  • How Did the People and Animals Leave the Ark?
    Feb. 16, 2015

    People often wonder how Noah was able to fit thousands of animals on board. But have you ever wondered how the people and animals left the Ark?

  • A Pre-Flood Empire?
    Jan. 27, 2015

    Perhaps Lamech ruled over much of the pre-Flood world, and he gave his sons control over these various industries.

  • Models of Obedience
    Dec. 29, 2014

    Thanks to Noah’s obedience, members of every kind of land animal were saved, but more important, mankind was preserved so that the Savior would be born.

  • Lumping or Splitting?
    Oct. 6, 2014

    How many animals were on Noah’s Ark? Your answer depends on whether you prefer “lumping” or “splitting.”

  • More Than One Language Before the Flood?
    Sept. 15, 2014

    We know mankind had one language after the Flood, before God confused the languages at Babel. Could other languages have formed prior to Noah’s Flood?

  • Food for Thought
    Sept. 1, 2014

    The Bible records some pretty astounding ages for the pre-Flood patriarchs.

  • Was Noah’s Ark Round?
    July 14, 2014

    Nobody knows the true shape of Noah’s Ark.

  • June 10, 2014

    When God sealed Noah and his family inside the Ark, He closed the door on Noah’s world forever.

  • Counting Kinds
    March 14, 2014

    How could Noah have fit all those animals into his big ship? How could only he and seven other people have cared for them?

  • Preserved Through the Ages?
    Feb. 13, 2014

    Wouldn’t it be exciting to find the remains of Noah’s Ark?

  • Noah’s Journal
    Feb. 6, 2014

    Did Noah keep a day-by-day log as many ship captains do?

  • Legends of the Flood
    Jan. 30, 2014

    Critics claim the Bible’s account borrows from earlier myths. But it’s the other way around.

  • Putting the Ark into Perspective
    Jan. 23, 2014

    At approximately 510 feet long, just how big was Noah’s Ark?

  • S.A.D. Days
    Jan. 16, 2014

    Sunlight is important to human existence, and when deprived of it, some people become unhappy.How might Noah and his family addressed the Seasonal Affective Disorder?

  • The Ark—A Picture of Jesus
    Dec. 24, 2013

    In some fascinating ways, Noah’s Ark displays similarities to Jesus Christ.

  • What’s a Moonpool?
    Nov. 21, 2013

    Anyone interested in the topic of Noah’s Ark sooner or later will encounter the term “moonpool.”

  • Wave Runner
    Oct. 17, 2013

    The Ark Noah built may have incorporated a design feature to help it ride the waves of the Flood.

  • Noah, the Super Prepper
    May 16, 2013

    In Noah’s case, God had told him exactly what to prepare for: nothing less than an end-of-the-world-as-he-knew-it Flood!

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