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    In nearly a few days from now, the great flood that struck and killed so many lives will be one its one year anniversary. Where were you when the tragedy Ondoy had brought to the Greater Manila Area happened? It was so tragic that it gave me so much fear, and had left me wondering on why these things happened to us? Were you as afraid as I am then? Are you still filled with questions on why things such as this tragic flood happen if God is really watching over us? Have you ever wondered if you are

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    An Analysis of Robert Frost's Once by the Pacific Most readers are familiar with the poetry of Robert Frost, but they may not be familiar with his poem "Once by the Pacific." This poem stands out from most of his popular poems, which frequently relate to rural New England life. Many critics have thus commented that his works are too simple. "Once by the Pacific," however, seems to challenge this opinion, as it is one of Frost's more "difficult" poems to interpret. Although this poem

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    Evidence for the Biblical Flood

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    “And God said to Noah, “I have determined to make an end of all flesh, for the earth is filled with violence through them. Behold, I will destroy the earth. Make yourself an ark…” (Genesis 6:13-14, English Standard Version) “For behold, I will bring a flood of waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life under heaven. Everything that is on the earth shall die.” (Genesis 6:17, ESV) “And of every living thing of all flesh you shall bring two of every sort into the

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    myth flood

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    In the literary world a great deal of interest has been given into interpreting the story of the flood, found very often in literary, historical, ethical or religious accounts of literature. There are documents mentioning the flood that are old thousands of years and the area of their discovery spreads all over the Middle East, India, China, Southern Europe and even the Central and Southern America. It has been proven that the ancient world was fully aware of this myth1 and I am going to find out

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    Christians Helping to Perserve the Environment Many Christians believe that God created the World and also made man to be its stewards i.e. To look after something that does not belong to you. Christians who want to be good stewards attempt to protect the World and the rest of creation, by dealing with environmental problems e.g. a major oil of the coast of Spain, or forest fires in Australia. Examples of these stewards are "Green Peace" who try to overt environmental disasters and clear

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    The Mesopotamian Flood

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    evidence proves that the floods in Mesopotamian occurred around 3500BC and again around 2600BC. Mesopotamian deluge or flood myths such the Eridu Genesis, the Epic of Atra-Hasis and the Epic of Gilgamesh all possess similarities to the biblical version of Noah and The Flood. More importantly, the Epic of Gilgamesh is the most well-known as well as the best detailed of the three Mesopotamian deluge myths along with many similarities to the Old Testament version of The Flood. The main character, Gilgamesh

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    The Olive Branch

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    Like a raft they have moved to the edge [of the boat]. Like a raft they have moved to a river bank ” (flood-myth.com, 3/15/00). Whether the above is fact, fiction, myth, or legend it appears that all civilizations have a strong fascination with The Deluge. Bible believers feel that it was an act of God, who intern wanted to cleanse the earth of immoral people and evildoers. Chosen survivors, for example Noah, as well as present day Christians believe that the Flood was a marking point for a new covenant

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    The Epic of Gilgamesh

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    outside with pitch...And behold, I Myself am bringing floodwaters on the earth, to destroy from under heaven all flesh in which is... ... middle of paper ... ...i). There are very real similarities between the stories of the flood and the Great Deluge in The Epic of Gilgamesh and the Old Testament book of Genesis. Although there are differences, these differences can be attributed to different cultural interpretations of events, or even changes that occurred as the stories were passed down from

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    Learning from Ancient and Modern Themes and Customs It has been said that there are under thirty plots in the world, and that all stories, in all languages, all over the world and throughout history, are simply variations on these. Parallels can be drawn between all literature; however, classical mythology has had particularly far-reaching effects on our present civilization. Modern society holds a fascination with Greek and Roman society, and classical literature and mythology are certainly no

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    Two Flood Stories

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    By having two separate flood stories, one is able to realize that there are multiple accounts of the creation and flood stories further developing varying beliefs among society today. In both the P and J versions, a peaceful beginning is tarnished by human misdemeanor. In the P version God counters these transgressions with the flood, marking the beginning of a new era of creation, which is protected by the covenant of Noah. However, the J source presents a narrative cycle of transgressions and

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