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Scientific Interpretation Of Biblical Allegory

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Posted by Greg Armel/">Greg Armel on April 24, 1999 03:44:50 UTC

A great deal has been written negating the validity of Biblical Scripture by the discoveries of Science, but little effort is made to appreciate that same scripture. Begin with the Story of Noah, a Biblical Story of a Global Flood in which Noah saves all the Life which is in the world today by placing it on an ark. Well, there is no geological evidence of there ever having been a global flood, but there is evidence of a global catastrophe in the form of the iridium layer. The iridium layer defines the demise of the dinosaurs(a reptilian hierarchy of Life) which ruled the Earth for hundreds of millions of years. T. Rex was the virtual king of the hill of those times. The apex of reptilian evolution, he had lived unchanged for perhaps a hundred million years, so evolution was at a virtual standstill. Living amongst the dinosaurs was a small mouse-like creature which was at least intelligent enough to get out of the way. After the demise of the dinosaurs, Life became prolific, and the mammalian heirarchy of Life, whose evolution was restrained in the face of T. Rex, evolved at an accelerated rate. In about 65 million years all the mammals which survived the catastrophic event evolved into all the mammals which inhabit the world today, including Mankind which evolved from that little mouse-like creature. None of the mammals that exist today could have survived in the times of T. Rex, so that global catastrophe was necessary for Life to evolve into Self-Awareness(God's Image). So the story of Noah is allegorically representative of the True History of Earth. At the time the Bible was written Mankind didn't even know about dinosaurs, let alone Evolution, so the True story would not have meant anything to them. But God might have suspected that Mankind would come to know about dinosaurs, evolution, and the iridium layer, and that such an allegorical representation would indicate His True Presence to a future generation of Men. Think that's stretching things a bit? Well the story of the flood gives reason to mention the Rainbow, and God's Covenant therein. WithiN the Rainbow is The Spectrum, and Spectral Analysis gives an unerring view of the elemental make-up of any incandesent light source, anywhere, throughout the Universe, a view certainly worthy of being a Covenant by God. So the Spectrum is God's Covenant to Universal Truth! The writer's of the Bible didn't know about the Spectrum, they only spoke about a Covenant. Kinda Convenient, don't you think?

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