G. Gaskill, “The Mystery of Noah’s Ark,” Readers’ Digest, September, 1975—condensed from Christian Herald, August, 1975.


See E. A. Speiser’s translation of the epic in J. B. Pritchard, ed., Ancient Near Eastern Texts, Princeton, 2nd ed., 1955, pp. 72–99, especially pp. 93–95. See also pp. 104–106 for the fragments of the Atrahasis Epic, another Old Babylonian composition containing a flood account.


See S. N. Kramer’s translation in Pritchard, ed., Ancient Near Eastern Texts, pp. 42–44.


L. Woolley, Excavations at Ur, Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1965, p. 27.


“Has Archaeology Found Evidence of the Flood?” Biblical Archaeologist, V, Dec., 1942, 55–62.


See, for example, Violet M. Cummings, Noah’s Ark: Fact or Fable?, Creation-Science Research Center, 1972; John Warwick Montgomery, The Quest For Noah’s Ark (Bethany Fellowship, Minneapolis, 1974); John D. Morris, Adventure on Ararat (Institute For Creation Research, San Diego 1973); Rene Noorbergen, The Ark File (Pacific Press Publishing Assoc., Mountain View, Ca., 1974.


Fernand Navarra, Noah’s Ark: I Touched It!, Logos International, 1974, pp. x–xi.


See J. C. Whitcomb and H. M. Morris, The Genesis Flood, Presbyterian and Reformed Publishers, 1960, pp. 63–79.


For a more detailed treatment of these sources see E. A. Speiser’s Genesis, Doubleday, 1964 or G. Von Rad, Genesis: A Commentary, Westminster Press, 1961.