As we reach the end of this mini-series on Noah, I am reminded of the quote by LP Hartley in his book ‘The Go-Between’ in which he observes that “The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.” So too, the world of Noah and others of that time. Indeed, for ourselves, like most […]

As we come to the end of this mini-series on the world of Genesis and natural disasters, we ask the question (again): So why do natural disasters occur on earth? Well, the most interesting and sensible answer I have heard to this question was given on a television programme ‘Tsunami – Where was God?’ in […]

How do we know the tectonic plates didn’t start moving after Adam and Eve’s fall out with God?   Now while it can be comforting to believe that natural disasters were not an early feature of life on earth, there is little evidence to support this kind of thinking. The reason being that the earth’s […]