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The rocks don't lie : a geologist investigates Noah's flood

Author: David R Montgomery
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A MacArthur Fellow presents a surprising perspective on Noah's Flood and how the mystery of the Bible's greatest story shaped geology.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David R Montgomery
ISBN: 9780393082395 0393082393 9780393346244 0393346242
OCLC Number: 759908800
Description: xiv, 302 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Buddha's dam --
A grand canyon --
Bones in the mountains --
World in ruins --
A mammoth problem --
The test of time --
Catastrophic revelations --
Fragmented stories --
Recycled tales --
Dinosaurs in paradise --
The heretic's flood --
Phantom deluge --
The nature of faith.
Responsibility: David R. Montgomery.

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How the mystery of the Bible's greatest story shaped geology: a MacArthur Fellow presents a surprising perspective on Noah's Flood.  Read more...
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"[Montgomery's] arguments are spirited and compelling, but his most novel conceit is to frame this intellectual history of geology by giving special attention to Noah's Flood." The Wall Street Read more...

 
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