The remarkable history of
remarkable history of Catastrophis
While modern man assumed that he has been trying to complete one great, consecutive, interlocking, and intermerging puzzle of the past, what he has really been dealing with is a history which has been dramatically punctuated by catastrophes and abrupt termination of periods of human activity. One of these pictures--the period of the Ice Epoch--markedly and abruptly changed the Earth's terrestrial climate.
Evidently our planet was engulfed in several celestial upheavals, some of which, having occurred within the realm of recorded history, were related in varying manners by the ancients. The Flood catastrophe of Noah's time was easily the most severe! At this time, our planet was caught within counter-dominating gravitational forces *1 and magnetic fields, resulting in:
Until this catastrophic view of
history is grasped, modern man cannot accurately conceive the
perplexities, philosophies, and problems of his ancient days. Once he
grasps this perspective, he can begin to understand the enormous
magnitude of the forces which sculptured our sphere, as well as of our
scar-faced satellite, the Moon. Then only will man be able to realize
how fragile this tiny planet Earth is and how awesome is the power of
Catastrophism: The changes in the earth's crust have generally been effected suddenly by physical forces!
The Biblical Flood has not been accorded its proper importance in the history of our planet! When fully examined, the Flood event emerges not only as a severe ordeal for our planet and its inhabitants but also as the most severe disruption (extensive and intensive) which our planet has yet experienced. The Flood, the upwelling of the oceans in tidal waves upon the Earth's crust, was only a part of the global havoc of unbelievable extent! This was apparently caused by an astral catastrophe, a sudden change in equilibrium of the Earth relative to the solar system!
Catastrophism has been an integral part of the Judeo-Christian heritage for the past 4,000 years. Biblical events bearing upon the Flood, the fire and brimstone days of the prophets, the long and fateful day of Joshua (when the Sun and Moon apparently stood still), the celestial-oriented events at the time of the Hebrew exodus from Egypt, the earthshaking of Sodom and Gomorrah--these have all been of primary import to Judaism and Christianity.
They had been preceded by such men as Colonna, Steno, and Grandius. And these catastrophists go all the way back to Philo, who in 30 A.D. in Alexandria, Egypt, wrote the following commentary on Earth history:
Rehwinkel went to great efforts in documenting and analyzing the importance of ancient literature and ancient traditions about the Flood! He searched, analyzed, and compared the conclusions of many others who had encountered the Flood motif in folklores, mythologies and ancient traditions. He recounted in an outstanding way how thoroughly the Earth was blanketed by Flood traditions among tribes and cultures from every continent. Thus he pointed out how the Flood is etched both in the memories of mankind and in the strata of this planet. This endeavor by Rehwinkel was particularly commendable, and it added a further advance into the scope of catastrophism.
Astronomical catastrophes had occurred to any of the planets, much less to our particular planet! This in line to the mythological themes of the 'sky gods' of ancient Britain, Greece, Egypt, Germany, India, and many other cultures.
Recognizing of the fact that the mammoths were quick-frozen by the
millions under sudden and extremely cold conditions! There must have
been a sudden and permanent change in the climate, from sub-tropical to
Arctic! Endeavoring to explain this on the basis of a shifting of the
poles, along with a possible shift in the axis of the Earth! The cause
of the Ice Epoch must have been a change in geographical location of
existing planetary climates.
Donald W. Patten, a geographer by training and lifelong interest, was born on November 11, 1929, in Conrad, a small town on the high plains of Montana near Glacier National Park. He entered the University of Montana in 1947 and engaged upon a series of studies including ancient history, ancient literature, climatology, genetics, geography, geomorphology, mathematics and philosophy.
While absorbing humanistic viewpoints, he also began to read the Bible, and to reflect upon its claims. In 1948, he experienced conversion to Biblical Christianity, and through a coincidence, was given pulpit duties as a student at a small, rural community church in the village of Lolo. Following his conversion, this further experience in lay preaching and teaching was a most profound influence in his young manhood, coming in the midst of his studies.
Mr. Patten received a B.A, in Geography from the University of Washington in 1951, and an M.A. in Geography in 1962. Mr. Patten and his wife Lorraine have one daughter and six sons.
The biblical flood and ice epoch was conceived in 1960, and has been generated by his interests in various fields of geography, history and science.The Biblical Flood & The Ice Epoch
The author contends that, through the agency of astral principles, the Earth became engaged, or engulfed, in simultaneous gravitational upheavals and magnetic conflicts. There came with suddenness to our fragile, spiraling sphere, THE BIBLICAL FLOOD AND THE ICE EPOCH. Readers of this unique book will find a challenging and refreshing view of ancient catastrophism and its conclusion, Divine Creation, a subject of importance in this age of increasing intellectual rootlessness.
It is over and against the prevailing monopoly of uniformitarian thought (which proposes that oceans of time are necessary for anything and everything, both geologically and biologically) that Mr. Patten proposes his view of historical celestial crises, global catastrophes. Such catastrophes may explain many features about several planets. Such catastrophes, relative to the Earth-Moon system, explain the raising up of mountain ranges, sweeping across the face of the Earth in arcuate alignment, similar to the mountain patterns of the Moon.
This was achieved suddenly, and by tidal upheavals within the oceans (of centrifugally rotating lava) within the Earth's crust. Simultaneously, tidal upheavals engulfing the oceans raised tides of subcontinental dimensions on the Earth's crust, thus the historically recorded Deluge, or Flood.
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