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Geologist investigates floods in faith & science


The idea that scientific reason and religious faith are somehow at odds “is, in my view, a false dichotomy,” says geologist David Montgomery, whose new book explores religious accounts of floods.

In The Rocks Don’t Lie: A Geologist Investigates Noah’s Flood, he writes, “I doubt the historic truth about Noah’s Flood will ever be known with certainty. And I don’t think it really matters.

“The discoveries of science have revealed the world and our universe to be far more spectacular than could have been imagined by Mesopotamian minds. To still see the world through their eyes is to minimize the wonder of creation.”

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