Of course some of the stories in the bible are true. A lot of them were appropriated from other mythologies and legends, too.I'd definitely be surprised if they found Noah's Ark, but I'm not sure that it would change my mind about anything. I already believe that some of the stories in the Bible are true. This discovery wouldn't prove the legitimacy of the entire Bible.
Then how would animals be living today? They can't swim for that long.I don't think we'll find evidence of two of every animal
There are also similarities between portions of Mosaic Law and the Code of Hammurabi. Allegedly Moses wrote the first five books of the bible in which both of these things (The deluge and laws) are written. So there would be one writer possibly using Babylonian souce materials for both.The Jewish flood mythology is based on much older flood mythology that had been handed down through the Sumerians and Babylonians for generations (see The Epic of Gilgamesh, specifically Tablet XI and the story of Utanapishtim) which they had probably taken from from the oral historical myth traditions of still older peoples.
The Jews simply co-opted the myth and assigned its origins to their God rather than the gods it had been traditionally told around for several thousand years.
So even if the Ark is found it doesn't indicate that there is any truth to the Noah story and it doesn't grant any credibility to the Judeo-Christian religious traditions, it only proves that there was some truth to the much older stories that the Jews plagerized.
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