Noah's flood

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(Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah

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Jones said that Biblical plagues were contagious diseases that were caused by changes in people's lifestyles as the first cities sprang up and Noah's flood was not God's response to human wickedness but was more likely due to the end of the Ice Age.
GOWER One wonders if, with normal voting arrangements, the torrent of support would have assumed the proportions of Noah's Flood.
The rocks don't lie; a geologist investigates Noah's flood.
These include the citation of the book of Genesis, to be precise Noah's flood, as providing a basis for the argument against evolution.
If you are talking about literary meaning, don't forget the authors, who construct it, or the readers, without whom it's just Noah's flood, without Noah, his boat, or the animals and people who inhabit the boat.
Fortunes were spent in the 19th century by biblical archaeology enthusiasts= hunting for evidence of Noah's flood.
Up for discovery are such trifles as a re-enactment of Creation, Noah's Flood and even The Nativity.
Founded by members of the American Association of University Women & Junior League, Lexington Children's Theatre of Kentucky opens its first production, Noah's Flood, and begins a history marked by educational programs and tours.
There are many references to 40 days in the Bible: it rained for 40 days and 40 nights during Noah's flood, and Moses spent 40 days and 40 nights on Mount Sinai with God.
In his homily, the Archbishop of Canterbury reflected on the Scripture lessons from Genesis' account of the rainbow after Noah's flood and Luke's story of how Jesus restored the sight of the blind man on the road to Jericho.
The American hospitality took them by storm when almost 4,000 people came to see the Newcastle youngsters perform Benjamin Britten's opera Noah's Flood.
13) The selection of the date for Noah's flood (which depends entirely on the ages of the biblical patriarchs and the times of their begetting) is as dubious as is the alleged event.
In The Skin of Our Teeth, his Pulitzer Prize winning allegorical play, characters dash through history coping with the Ice Age, Noah's flood, the Napoleonic Wars, and book burning, all within a few short hours.
One Wee Free minister, John MacLeod, caused anger earlier this year after he compared the Asian tsunami disaster to Noah's flood.
The deluge would have to be Noah's flood, however, to sink these battleships.