The World That Perished: Introduction to Biblical Catastrophism
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The World That Perished: Introduction to Biblical Catastrophism

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The World that Perished, a companion to The Early Earth, maintains with vigor that the Bible declares and affirms a supernatural, catastrophic flood of worldwide proportions. This declaration is corroborated by scientific observations that are not warped by a uniformitarian bias in geology
Paperback, 178 pages
Published February 1st 1989 by Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group (first published 1973)
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Edward Waverley
Jul 22, 2013 Edward Waverley marked it as to-read
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This is R. J. Rushdoony, Easy Chair number 198, July the seventh, 1989.
This evening Otto Scott and I are going to discuss some of our readings, some books that we think are of interest. And we are doing this because you said you wanted more of this type of Easy Chair. I think I will start off by dealing with a book just published, World That Perished by John C. Whitcomb which was brought out a little earlier, but reprinted not too long ago by Baker Book House.
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Mike Garner
I remember enjoying this book a lot. I read it in my twenties when I was enthralled with creationist literature. This is just one of some thirty books I read. However I became disillusioned with unanswered questions which the creationist's glossed over; such as their less than acceptable answer for the lack of human bones in the fossil record. These books make for interesting reading if your researching creationist thoughts and claims. They require a literal reading of the mythic stories of Gene...more
This classic flood geology book was a disappointment. Some of the information is good, so I still recommend the book, but other views are just too much speculation and too much "the Bible says what I understand it does". The reference to Dillow's water vapor canopy or the re-modelling of the land by the supernatural action of God seems to me unacceptable. Few contradictions in the book were also seen.
Janet Mueller
I purchased this book on Amazon, after reading, "The Genesis Flood" by Whitcomb & Henry M. Morris, PhD. Unlike the reviewers below, I found much of interest in this book. I am a mature & well read Believer in the Word of God & I believe the Bible is to be taken literally, unless otherwise stated (in the Bible).

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I couldn't finish this book. I had to force myself to read 34 pages, then thought it'd be better to give up because this book has very little 'good' information, and too much "Oh well, we're not sure about this, so we're just gonna randomly jump to another topic when you think we're at a conclusion to the last topic."
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John Clement Whitcomb, Jr. (born 22 June 1924 in Washington, D.C.) is an American theologian and young earth creationist. He is well known as the co-author with Henry M. Morris of The Genesis Flood, which influenced many conservative American fundamentalist Christians to adopt the flood geology of George McCready Price.
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