The great deluge is recorded in the early chapters of Genesis, but was it a universal flood or a local one? Were all the mountains covered or just those in that area? And what about the animals? Were these representative of all animals from the entire world, or just those that were local? Or did the ark take only domestic animals?
There is evidence throughout the world of great flooding, but did it take place at the same time? And what other evidence is there for a flood? Why do so many cultures have a flood narrative as part of their ancient history?
In her usual thorough and fair manner, Sylvia Penny presents the evidence that supports, and questions, the two main views, ensuring that Christians will profit and learn from this book.2.50