Very informative about the history of geology and the religious debate over Noah's flood.
As a person who has worked with those who dismiss religion, I can tell you that they would benefit from reading this book with an open mind.
I do have a question about the rock formation at Siccar Point, which is featured both on the dust cover and within the book.
By the 1840s, geologists put away the idea of a global flood as myth. The facts were clear and overwhelming. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Sean Estes
This book is very informative, well written and easy to understand. My grandchildren love for me to read it to them.Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
David R. Montgomery's knowledge of the early geologists is impressive, particularly that of Nicholas Steno who interpreted geologic features as evidence that Noah's flood reshaped... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Judy B. Gardiner
I guess I'm not as into geology as I thought I was when I bought the book. I found this well written but dry - hard to stay interested. After 80-100 pages, I gave up.Published 3 months ago by Bennett E. Werner
I bought this book mainly out of interest in the way major catastrophic events have effected people living in areas like the Red Sea. Read morePublished 3 months ago by HelenMetung
To contemplate floods one has to go back to the ice ages and one extreme example of a major flood was the breaking of the ice dam that was what created Lake Missoula and carved out... Read morePublished 5 months ago by longjohnsilver
One should understand the contents of this book before approaching a geologist at a public outreach event with an innocent question, because it broadly presents the contexts and... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Benjamin B. Brink
Very informative about the history of geology and the religious debate over Noah's flood. It doesn't bash anyone and should be a pleasure for anyone to read regardless of... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jerrod Lessel
This was exactly the type of Geology book I like - thoughtful and in-depth presentation of all important points! I do like the way Mr. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Charli