Has Noah’s Ark Been Found on Turkish Mountaintop?

An explorer examines wooden beams inside what some are nearly certain is the remains of Noah’s Ark. A group of Chinese and Turkish evangelical explorers say wooden remains they have discovered on Mount Ararat in eastern Turkey are the remains of Noah’s Ark. The group claims that carbon dating proves the relics are 4, years old, meaning they date to around the same time the ark was said to be afloat. Ararat has long been suspected as the final resting place of the craft by evangelicals and literalists hoping to validate biblical stories. Yeung Wing-Cheung, from the Noah’s Ark Ministries International research team that made the discovery, said: “It’s not percent that it is Noah’s Ark, but we think it is There have been several reported discoveries of the remains of Noah’s Ark over the years, most notably a find by archaeologist Ron Wyatt in At the time, the Turkish government officially declared a national park around his find, a boat-shaped object stretched across the mountains of Ararat. Nevertheless, the evangelical ministry remains convinced that the current find is in fact more likely to be the actual artifact, calling upon Dutch Ark researcher Gerrit Aalten to verify its legitimacy.

The Story of Noah and the Ark in the Bible

By Phoebe Weston For Mailonline. Noah’s Ark could soon be found, if one group of explorers is to be believed. In the Bible it is claimed the ark settled on the ‘mountains of Ararat’ in Turkey after days. But their research was widely dismissed by experts who said it lacked real evidence. Now a California-based ‘ark hunter’ believes there is new evidence Mount Ararat is where the ark and its inhabitants came aground – and the new claims have received similar reception from the scientific community.

Claim: Noah’s Ark has been discovered in eastern Turkey. · Example: [Collected via e-mail, December ].

Unlike all other religious texts, the Bible supplies hundreds of time stamps for key events. They let us test the Bible against itself and the history recorded outside the Bible. Recent success in calculating a precise biblical timeline back to Abraham suggests that dating Bible events can reach back even further than that.

Too many assumed Scripture got various details wrong. That led to confusion. But a few hoped thorough study might reveal that the Bible has a coherent chronology—a timeline that keeps perfect harmony with every time-related verse. To do this, they needed to find a firmly dated biblical event. This one event ties the timelines together. Different scholars separately deduced summer B. Add the 1, years from Genesis 5 to that and we get nearly B.

Serious scholars are now closer than ever to using just the Bible to pinpoint ages of ancient events like the Flood.

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Read Ronald S. The article was first republished in Bible History Daily in Scientist: Old Testament ship is buried in mountainside—and it looks exactly like the Bible says!

Evidence for a Universal Flood. The universal flood of Noah was supposed to have taken place about. B.C., according to Hebrew chronology. Another date.

Is it the remains of Noah’s Ark? We’ll let you draw your own conclusions. In our opinion, it’s a candidate. The research continues. Sinai and the possible historical mountains of Noah , based on the testimony of the Bible, personal investigation, examination of evidence, and other factors. However, we admittedly propose these conclusions as potential answers and possible scenarios.

We believe it would be a fallacy to dogmatically argue that our interpretation of all these factors is the only possible interpretation a Christian can hold. Because history is a once-in-time event, no assertion of history can be proven beyond all doubt.

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Considerable interest in the Flood has been generated by recent attempts to find the Ark in the Mt. Ararat area of easternmost Turkey. At the same time, those who date the Flood within known Near Eastern ancient history – about BC – have long been derided by many Bible scholars. Even some who believe the Bible to be historically true feel the date cannot be later than 10, – 12, BC, placing it well beyond the reach of any related archaeological or literary data for which dates are known.

There are important reasons for reexamining the evidence which points to a date closer to BC.

this site is the fossilized remains of Noah’s Ark. Their evidence and claims of inorganic origin and cannot be dated by the C methods to.

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Opposite to these, on the port side, a single rib [A] protrudes from the mud. You can see its curved shape very clearly. Surrounding it are more ribs, still largely buried in the mud, but visible upon close examination. However, geologists from Andrew A. Snelling of Answers in Genesis to Lorence G. The former, particularly, has published a point-by-point refutation of numerous claims made about the site, summarized briefly as follows:.

Measuring the uranium-to-lead ratios in the oldest rocks on Earth gave scientists but by most scientists concurred that Noah’s ark was more allegory than.

Exploring the Unknown pp Cite as. This story, as well as other flood stories among other cultures, is believed by many people. Those who adhere to a literal translation of the Bible insist that the entire earth was covered by water. To what extent is this concept supported by science? What is the evidence, if we are to approach this concept scientifically? The notion of an entire planet rapidly submerged by a universal ocean is certainly catastrophist.

Was the earth so visited by such a catastrophe? There are those who claim that it was, and invoke scientific evidence, they say, to support it Furthermore, it is claimed that—as ultimate and undeniable proof—the remnants of the wooden ark still lie on the slopes of Mount Ararat in Armenia and its wood has been obtained, studied, and found to be authentic.

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In order to even entertain the possibility of a worldwide flood, one has to bypass all laws of physics, exit the realm of science, and enter into the realm of the miraculous, which many believers are willing to do. By Robert R. So, instead of addressing their spurious claims yet again, I thought I would approach the issue from a different angle: forget about Noah’s ark; there was no world-wide flood.

The worldwide flood described in Genesis is not historical, but rather a combination of at least two flood stories, both of which descended from earlier Mesopotamian flood narratives. Also understand that the “slippery slope” claim of “all of the Bible is true or none of it is true” is simply an unnecessary rhetorical device designed to keep readers from doing precisely what scholars do every day: analyze each claim in the Bible on a case-by-case basis.

Just the same, Noah and his companions on the ark (furry and Wyatt is specific about the date: B.C. “This means the timbers were about.

Marine archaeologists have found the first evidence of a people who perished in a great flood of the Black Sea that has been linked with the story of Noah’s ark. Using robot underwater vehicles more than ft below the sea’s surface, they have begun to map a rolling landscape, fed by meandering streams and marked with wattle and daub houses, that was flooded more than 7, years ago. The discovery was announced yesterday by Robert Ballard, the scientist who discovered the wrecked Titanic. The Black Sea was once a freshwater lake, well below sea level.

About 7, years ago, according to geological evidence, the rising Mediterranean sea pushed a channel through what is now the Bosphorus, and then seawater poured in at about times the volume of Niagara Falls. The Black Sea would have widened at the rate of a mile a day, submerging the original shoreline under hundreds of feet of salty water.

Nearly , square miles were inundated. Sea shells on the beaches of the modern Black Sea are of marine origin, but deep below the surface there are layers of shells of freshwater molluscs, mute witnesses to the shoreline of the ancient lake. There are many myths concerning a great flood in the region. There was a first mention in the Epic of Gilgamesh, the Babylonian work. The Romans and Greeks had the legend of Deucalion and Pyrrha, who saved their children and animals by floating away in a giant box.

The Hebrew book of Genesis most famously tells the story of Noah, who found grace in the eyes of the Lord, when all around him were wicked. Noah was warned of a forthcoming flood, and built a huge “ark” to hold his family and all the animals in pairs.

Evidence Noah’s Biblical Flood Happened, Says Robert Ballard

The Hong Kong-based team rebutted skepticism over their claims of finding Noah’s Ark in Turkey, though they said further research is needed to prove beyond doubt that they have located the fabled biblical boat. April 30, A flood massive enough to float a boat to the top of Mount Ararat bucks against geologic studies that show no evidence of a worldwide flood that would also have wiped out all plants, animals, and most traces of human civilization.

Even prominent fundamentalist Christians who do believe in a worldwide flood have cast doubt on the latest purported discovery. While both say more research is necessary, they rebutted critics who say that the finding was a hoax.

methods of dating other than the radiocarbon method. The results (Navarra ) were as follows: a. The Forestry Institute in Madrid.

From this was recovered the deepest ice core record to date. Comparative data between these two deep cores have allowed scientists to develop an ice core-derived paleoenvironmental record dating back greater than , years BP BP means “before present” and “BP” is defined as In other words, the ice has been confirmed to be as old as the collective measurements indicate. These data alone destroy the core doctrine of the theory of Young Earth Creationism that the Earth is only about 6, years old. In addition to the actual age of the ice at any given depth in the core, scientists can also determine the mean temperature of the Earth’s past climate for different times and ages by measuring the ratio of the isotopes of oxygen O16 and O18 gas present in the CO2.

Secular critics of Young Earth Creationism cite the very existence of the Greenland Ice Sheet and the paleoenvironmental record it contains as well as the data found in ice cores from the glaciers on Kilimanjaro in Africa and Huascaran in Peru as absolute proof that the Earth is older than 6, years and that Noah’s flood did not occur, since there are no indications of a flood in the ice core layers.

On the first point they are absolutely correct. On the second point, we disagree that the lack of direct evidence in the ice proves that a global flood did not take place at all. There is certainly much “indirect” evidence to consider and we will detail that on this page. The ice core records, whether in Greenland or mountain top glaciers around the globe, are replete with “melt” indicators. These are layers where an indeterminate amount of the surface ice has been melted between accumulations.

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Meanwhile, a host of Muslim-majority countries banned Noah from screening in theaters because representations of Noah, a prophet of God in the Koran, are considered blasphemous. The story of Noah may be part of the Abrahamic canon, but the legend of the Great Flood almost certainly has prebiblical origins, rooted in the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia. The Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh dates back nearly 5, years and is thought to be perhaps the oldest written tale on the planet.

In it, there is an account of the great sage Utnapishtim, who is warned of an imminent flood to be unleashed by wrathful gods.

[1] The evangelical organization claims to have discovered Noah’s ark. The theme of the flood story with its back to back duplicate dating periods is about.

An ancient Babylonian flood myth, the Epic of Gilgamesh, tells us a story analogous to that of Noah and his ark. In it, a man named Utnapishtim builds a ship to save his family and animals from floods brought on his city by a wrathful god. After seven days, Utnapishtim and his family come to rest safely on a mountaintop. Greek and Roman mythology tell the tale of angry gods who planned to flood the Earth and destroy humanity; the story’s hero Deucalion and his wife take shelter in an ark and are spared.

American Indian legends also tell of people taking shelter in a boat to be saved from a flood. The stories go on and on, and scholars have noted similarities among accounts.

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Jerusalem, in the tenth century B. Human settlement in the Judean highlands is sparse: five thousand people, spread out in hamlets of about fifty families each. The landscape is rugged, veined with ravines and thicketed with oaks. Rain is unpredictable. To the east lies the desert, hushed and empty.

The date of ‘Noah’s Ark’ – Volume 54 Issue – R. E. Taylor, Rainer Berger.

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