Wednesday, April 28, 2010

The Ark Found?

I have serious doubts. The Evangelical researchers say they are 99.9% sure it is the Ark. I am 99.9% sure it isn't.
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 4,800 years old, meaning they date to around the same time the ark was said to be afloat. Mt. 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 100 percent that it is Noah's Ark, but we think it is 99.9 percent that this is it." Continue reading.
UPDATE - looks like I was right - it is a fake.
Thanks to Mark for this.

1 comment:

LarryD said...

Mark Shea has a post up that de-barks the ark:

As I Thought