Why Does Nearly Every Culture Have a Tradition of a Global Flood?

Why Does Nearly Every Culture Have a Tradition of a Global Flood?

by John D. Morris, Ph.D.

“One of the strongest evidences for the global flood which annihilated all people on Earth except for Noah and his family, has been the ubiquitous presence of flood legends in the folklore of people groups from around the world. And the stories are all so similar. Local geography and cultural aspects may be present but they all seem to be telling the same story.

Over the years I have collected more than 200 of these stories, originally reported by various missionaries, anthropologists, and ethnologists. While the differences are not always trivial, the common essence of the stories is instructive as compiled below…”

(this article is an excerpt from the March-April 2002 edition of the Sabbath Sentinel)

To read the rest of this article, which starts on page 5, click this link: http://biblesabbath.org/tss/494/tss_494.pdf

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