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  • Bible story- “If as one people speaking the same language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them. Come, let us go down and confuse their language so they will not understand each other.”

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  • 1. Flood Myths
    By Sandra Cash
  • 2. Flood Myths Around The World
    Jewish/Christian
    Aztec
    Hawaiian
    Similarities
    Tower of Babel
    Conclusion
  • 3. Noah and the Flood
    Noah was surrounded by evil.
    God regretted making humans.
    God warned Noah about the flood.
    God promises never to flood the world again, he shows this with a rainbow.
  • 4. Aztec Flood Myth
    The Creator warns Tapi.
    Tapi builds a boat.
  • 5. Hawaiian Flood Myth
    God sends a flood.
    Nuu is warned about the flood.
    Nuu builds a vessel called the royal vessel.
    Nuu brings his wife and his 3 son’s wives.
    The cave remains there to this day as a testimony .
  • 6. Similarities
    Humans became evil so god/gods wanted to start over.
    Some how the humans get warned about the flood.
    Humans are spared by either building a boat of some kind.
  • 7. Why these myths have similarities.
    Tower of Babel.
    Bible story of Babel.
    Myth of Babel.
  • 8. Conclusion
  • 9. Photo Credits
    Noah's ark rainbow covenant. (2007). [Web]. Retrieved from http://www.solarnavigator.net/noahs_ark.htm
    Lydon, T. (Photographer). (2010). Mexican flag. [Web]. Retrieved from http://www.etftrends.com/2010/06/blackrock-views-mexico-as-etf-hotspot/
    Mauna kea – the highest peak of the earth. (2010). [Web]. Retrieved from http://wonders-of-nature.net/
    Llama. (2010). [Web]. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Llama
  • 10. Photo Credits Continued
    The tower of babel was an astronomical observatory.. (2007). [Web]. Retrieved from http://www.reformation.org/cross-busters.html
    Retrieved from http://worldcultures09up.pbworks.com/w/page/15366281/FrontPage