You will, of course, have to ask Elder Widtsoe that.

"John W. Redelfs" wrote:

> After much pondering, Marc A. Schindler favored us with:
> The details in the story of the flood are undoubtedly drawn from the
> experiences of the writer. Under a downpour of rain, likened to the opening
> of the heavens, a destructive torrent twenty-six feet deep [12 metres] or
> deeper would easily be formed. The writer of Genesis made a faithful report
> of the facts known to him concerning the flood. In other localities the
> depth of the water might have been more or less. In fact, the details of
> the flood are not known to us.
> ---
>
> I don't want to seem like I'm being critical of Elder Widtsoe, but is
> assuming that the "writer of Genesis" described the flood in his own
> language and experience.  But as I have pointed out before, our Pearl of
> Great Price makes it clear the 5 books of Moses were revealed from heaven
> to Moses, not something he had to find words to describe because he saw
> them.  Does anyone suppose that anyone who had a face-to-face relationship
> with God could be so naive as to misinterpret the Great Flood?
>
> John W. Redelfs                       [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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> Laurie got offended that I used the word "puke." But to
> me, that's what her dinner tasted like. --Jack Handy
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> All my opinions are tentative pending further data. --JWR
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Marc A. Schindler
Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada -- Gateway to the Boreal Parkland

“Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick
himself up and continue on” – Winston Churchill

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