Skip to comments.Evangelists claim Noahs Ark Found
Posted on 04/27/2010 9:29:08 AM PDT by marstegreg
This story contains much more information and additional photos than The Sun.
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
Carbon dating puts it at 2800 B.C. Works for me.
More information? O.K., What about the brass plate that said, “Made by Noah’s Ark Works, Ararat”.
Forget the Ark, there should also be evidence of the world flood, and all the animals returning to land in one place - however many thousands of species of vertebrates...
They said some of the wood-like rocks they tested proved to be petrified wood.
I think since the wood has already become petrified, it may not be so easy to say what kind it was, but I’m only guessing.
I don't believe so. It may just be a whole lot of shittim.
Fair enough.... but if it’s a more-or-less single structure that’s at least a football field long, that probably qualifies.
“The group of archaeologists ruled out an established human settlement, explaining one had never been found above 11,500 feet in the vicinity.”
That statement contains the WORST logic I’ve ever heard. No Ark had ever previously been found in the vicinity EITHER. So, by their own logical constructs, it’s not an Ark either.
Do you see?
You owe me a keyboard. I'll never get the coffee out of this one.
Except any creationist will tell you carbon dating is bunk. (Unless it supports what they want it to support - then it’s sound science.)
I find it and interesting story regardless of the out come.
FYI I just received this...I have received this from a third party so I cannot state that this is actually from Dr. Price.
Many of you have seen the preliminary news announcement of an alleged discovery of Noah’s Ark by a Chinese expedition team and asked me for clarification. I knew this was coming and have been praying about how to respond.
I was the archaeologist with the Chinese expedition in the summer of 2008 and was given photos of what they now are reporting to be the inside of the Ark. I and my partners invested $100,000 in this expedition (described below) which they have retained, despite their promise and our requests to return it, since it was not used for the expedition. The information given below is my opinion based on what I have seen and heard (from others who claim to have been eyewitnesses or know the exact details).
To make a long story short: this is all reported to be a fake. The photos were reputed to have been taken off site near the Black Sea, but the film footage the Chinese now have was shot on location on Mt. Ararat. In the late summer of 2008 ten Kurdish workers hired by Parasut, the guide used by the Chinese, are said to have planted large wood beams taken from an old structure in the Black Sea area (where the photos were originally taken) at the Mt. Ararat site. In the winter of 2008 a Chinese climber taken by Parasut’s men to the site saw the wood, but couldn’t get inside because of the severe weather conditions. During the summer of 2009 more wood was planted inside a cave at the site. The Chinese team went in the late summer of 2009 (I was there at the time and knew about the hoax) and was shown the cave with the wood and made their film. As I said, I have the photos of the inside of the so-called Ark (that show cobwebs in the corners of rafters - something just not p! ossible in these conditions) and our Kurdish partner in Dogubabyazit (the village at the foot of Mt. Ararat) has all of the facts about the location, the men who planted the wood, and even the truck that transported it.
To my knowledge, the Chinese took no professional archaeologist or geologist who could verify or document the wood or the structure in situ (in its place of discovery). They were duped in 2006-2007 by Parasut when they were shown a similar cave with something they thought was wood. I met the Chinese when I went with a team of geologists to examine the “wood” in Dogubabyazit and to report that it was volcanic rock (called “tuff”) and not wood. Thereafter, since the Chinese were apparently able to get permits to climb in previously off-limit sites, I and two other professionals joined with the Chinese (bringing our own independent satellite data) and went with them to Mt. Ararat in 2008. During that expedition, the guide Parasut who claimed to have found the Ark, was constantly drunk and after one month sitting in a hotel waiting, the expedition never happened. It was at this time that I made contact with Dr. Richard Bright who has climbed Mt. Ararat 33 times in sea! rch of the Ark and with several others climbed the western side of Mt. Ararat with a shepherd (who had recently been discovered by Dr. Bright’s Kurdish partner) who knew the location of a piece of the Ark. Last year we had a good expedition to a higher site (the satellite site) and this summer we will excavate the shepherd’s site and have every reason to expect success.
I am sorry to have to report that this is apparently a fake (and I am sure that the Chinese do not know this, but they do not respond to my e-mails), however, we do hope soon to have the real thing.
I encourage your prayers for me and others who will have to explain this “discovery” to many others - because negative reports are never well received and motives are questioned, especially when those doing so are part of a competitive expedition. But we do not want people to reject the truth of the Bible because another Noah’s Ark report turns out to be false. We prefer to as clear upfront in our reporting as possible so Christians (and others) can make up their own minds.
I hope that this will be helpful to you at this time,
Ark Search LLC Expedition
World of the Bible Ministries
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..as she walked down the gang plank with the other hippo...
Noah’s Ark found (?) ping.
Thanks for posting the letter, my mind would have been speculating for days!
Thanks, I did not know that. I will refrain in the future. :)
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