Fitting Bible literalism into history

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Fitting Bible literalism into history

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2348 BCE (Ussher calculation)---A global flood wipes out every human being on earth except Noah and his closest relatives.

2345 BCE (three years after the flood)---Teti becomes pharoah of Egypt, beginning that country's sixth dynasty.

2334 BCE (fourteen years after the flood)---Sargon I conquers southern Mesopotamia and founds the Akkadian Empire.

At this point I think the problem is clear.

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Athetotheist wrote: Sat Nov 13, 2021 10:42 pm 2348 BCE (Ussher calculation)---A global flood wipes out every human being on earth except Noah and his closest relatives.

2345 BCE (three years after the flood)---Teti becomes pharoah of Egypt, beginning that country's sixth dynasty.

2334 BCE (fourteen years after the flood)---Sargon I conquers southern Mesopotamia and founds the Akkadian Empire.

At this point I think the problem is clear.
This presents a very real problem for Bible literalism. If you were to craft a question for debate related to these dates you could create a similar thread in one of the debate forums, perhaps Christianity and Apologetics, and perhaps find a broader audience for an interesting debate.


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