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Hi Scott,

Have you heard of the man? Barry Setterfield? He published this back in 2002.

[www.setterfield.org] Maybe you have, and I just missed it.

Quote:

One More Global Catastrophe and Abraham

"As the effects of the ice-age began to taper off, another global event assisted that process. This event changed the earth's axis tilt from more than 28 degrees, back to the present 23.5 degrees. This event, too, may have been an asteroid or comet impact, though other viable mechanisms have been discussed [49]. Whatever the cause, the improved climatic conditions allowed the eventual re-establishment of major cultures. Studies of this event by the late Government Astronomer for South Australia, George Dodwell [50], and USA researcher M. M. Mandelkehr [51] lead to the conclusion that the date was close to 2345 BC, with climatic, archaeological, and geological changes occurring globally. At this same time, the movement of the earth's virtual geomagnetic pole position showed a sudden change in direction, which was also an indication that an important global event happened then [52]. Although the matter is still open for discussion, it appears that this event may well have marked the close of the 5th Dynasty in Egypt, at least according to some likely chronologies [53].

This brings us down to the less turbulent days of Abraham, who lived from 2304 to 2129 BC on the chronology adopted here. An archaeologist, Prof. D. N. Freedman of the University of Michigan made some important comments on this matter. As a result of the discovery of the Ebla tablets, written during the 23rd century BC, he commented: "It is now my belief that the story [about Abraham] in Genesis 14 not only corresponds in content to the Ebla Tablet, but that the Genesis account derives from the same period. Briefly put, the account in Genesis 14, and also in Chapters 18-19, does not belong to the second millennium BC, still less to the first millennium BC, but rather to the third millennium BC" [54]. This evidence thus lends credibility to the dating for Abraham adopted here, as does the chronology accepted by the Church Fathers as outlined by Theophilus of Antioch [55]. This, then, would indicate that Abraham's visit to Egypt occurred around 2229 BC, which was in the reign of Pharaoh Pepy II, if some recent studies are accepted [53]. By this time, the sequence of global catastrophes was over, although we have records of continuing local catastrophes over the time since then."
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Also very interesting.

Kim

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Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 509 Scott Creighton 23-Aug-07 01:41
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 279 Ahatmose 23-Aug-07 03:10
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 312 Broker 23-Aug-07 04:15
Special Thanks to Gary Osborn 325 Scott Creighton 23-Aug-07 11:20
Re: Special Thanks to Gary Osborn 303 P Mac 23-Aug-07 12:17
Re: Special Thanks to Gary Osborn 344 Scott Creighton 23-Aug-07 19:34
Re: Special Thanks to Gary Osborn 389 Gary Osborn 23-Aug-07 14:10
Re: Special Thanks to Gary Osborn 334 Joyeuse 23-Aug-07 15:28
Re: Special Thanks to Gary Osborn 334 Scott Creighton 23-Aug-07 19:30
Re: Special Thanks to Gary Osborn 300 Joyeuse 23-Aug-07 21:15
Re: Special Thanks to Gary Osborn 353 Joyeuse 23-Aug-07 15:25
Re: Special Thanks to Gary Osborn 309 Gary Osborn 23-Aug-07 15:36
Re: Special Thanks to Gary Osborn 322 Joyeuse 23-Aug-07 16:16
Re: Special Thanks to Gary Osborn 326 Gary Osborn 23-Aug-07 16:22
Re: Special Thanks to Gary Osborn 336 Joyeuse 23-Aug-07 16:45
Re: Special Thanks to Gary Osborn 285 Gary Osborn 23-Aug-07 16:58
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 291 Scott Creighton 23-Aug-07 19:33
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 309 Broker 24-Aug-07 02:25
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 319 Kboldt 23-Aug-07 15:50
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 274 Gary Osborn 23-Aug-07 16:01
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 339 Kboldt 23-Aug-07 16:33
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 313 Gary Osborn 23-Aug-07 20:22
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 277 Kboldt 23-Aug-07 20:33
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 237 Dale Robert Lerch 24-Aug-07 08:36
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 289 P Mac 23-Aug-07 16:49
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 332 Scott Creighton 23-Aug-07 19:37
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 328 Gary Osborn 23-Aug-07 20:31
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 336 Kboldt 23-Aug-07 20:49
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 345 NetWorkAngel 24-Aug-07 20:54
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 315 Scott Creighton 24-Aug-07 21:04
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 206 NetWorkAngel 23-Aug-07 17:10
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 311 Kboldt 23-Aug-07 17:26
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 350 P Mac 23-Aug-07 17:35
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 238 Scott Creighton 23-Aug-07 19:40
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 293 Gary Osborn 23-Aug-07 20:08
A bit of clarification 292 Jon B 23-Aug-07 17:45
Re: A bit of clarification 251 Scott Creighton 23-Aug-07 20:00
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 353 Scott Creighton 23-Aug-07 20:50
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 373 mephisto 23-Aug-07 07:44
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 282 Scott Creighton 23-Aug-07 20:03
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 308 Gary Osborn 23-Aug-07 08:20
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 326 Scott Creighton 23-Aug-07 20:04
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 303 Gary Osborn 24-Aug-07 10:25
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 311 Gary Osborn 24-Aug-07 11:13
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 225 P Mac 24-Aug-07 11:55
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 319 Gary Osborn 24-Aug-07 13:26
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 352 Sirfiroth 24-Aug-07 14:52
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 311 Gary Osborn 24-Aug-07 15:02
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 337 Sirfiroth 25-Aug-07 03:42
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 272 Gary Osborn 26-Aug-07 12:21
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 267 P Mac 24-Aug-07 11:45
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 297 Gary Osborn 24-Aug-07 12:00
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 288 magisterchessmutt 24-Aug-07 12:23
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 328 Gary Osborn 24-Aug-07 14:10
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 317 Scott Creighton 24-Aug-07 18:21
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 279 Gary Osborn 24-Aug-07 19:18
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 346 Ghia 23-Aug-07 08:40
Wow! 417 Ghia 23-Aug-07 09:06
Re: Wow! 344 Scott Creighton 23-Aug-07 20:06
Re: Wow! 329 Jackfrost 24-Aug-07 16:09
Re: Wow! 292 Scott Creighton 24-Aug-07 16:49
Re: Wow! 339 Saravuth 26-Aug-07 02:35
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 187 Morph 23-Aug-07 09:07
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 307 Ghia 23-Aug-07 09:12
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 303 Morph 23-Aug-07 10:25
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 276 Joyeuse 23-Aug-07 16:58
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 329 mephisto 23-Aug-07 12:06
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 386 Ahatmose 23-Aug-07 12:57
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 325 Spiros 23-Aug-07 09:24
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 296 Morph 23-Aug-07 13:30
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 233 Gary Osborn 23-Aug-07 13:54
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 321 Gary Osborn 23-Aug-07 14:19
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 337 Morph 23-Aug-07 14:20
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 308 Ahatmose 23-Aug-07 13:56
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 308 Sirfiroth 23-Aug-07 13:31
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 262 Scott Creighton 23-Aug-07 20:09
More fully... 346 Morph 23-Aug-07 13:53
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 243 Ahatmose 23-Aug-07 14:08
Addendum: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 257 Ahatmose 23-Aug-07 14:19
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 315 Gary Osborn 23-Aug-07 23:48
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 300 Morph 23-Aug-07 14:13
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 365 drrayeye 23-Aug-07 14:47
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 300 Scott Creighton 23-Aug-07 20:18
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 420 drrayeye 24-Aug-07 14:28
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 293 Joyeuse 23-Aug-07 15:22
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 314 Ahatmose 23-Aug-07 15:29
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 271 Joyeuse 23-Aug-07 16:05
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 345 NetWorkAngel 23-Aug-07 17:16
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 351 Joyeuse 23-Aug-07 17:39
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 316 NetWorkAngel 23-Aug-07 17:45
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 287 Joyeuse 23-Aug-07 17:42
oops pls read "can't" instead of can N/T 350 Joyeuse 23-Aug-07 17:44
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 278 Scott Creighton 23-Aug-07 21:22
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 308 Dale Robert Lerch 24-Aug-07 09:06
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 267 Scott Creighton 24-Aug-07 13:46
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 253 Joe Atlantis 23-Aug-07 19:25
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 320 Scott Creighton 23-Aug-07 20:26
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 346 Warwick 24-Aug-07 17:34
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 369 Scott Creighton 24-Aug-07 17:42
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 302 Warwick 24-Aug-07 18:11
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 328 Kboldt 24-Aug-07 18:23
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 353 Warwick 24-Aug-07 18:38
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 349 Scott Creighton 24-Aug-07 18:39
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 316 Warwick 25-Aug-07 17:21
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 330 Scott Creighton 25-Aug-07 17:33
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 299 Warwick 25-Aug-07 17:44
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 349 Scott Creighton 25-Aug-07 17:57
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 300 Warwick 26-Aug-07 17:26
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 318 Broker 26-Aug-07 19:42
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 289 Scott Creighton 26-Aug-07 20:52
Moderator Note 342 Ghia 26-Aug-07 23:31
Re: Moderator Note 304 Warwick 29-Aug-07 16:49
Re: Moderator Note 352 Ahatmose 29-Aug-07 17:21
Re: Moderator Note 312 Warwick 01-Sep-07 18:28
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 237 Ahatmose 24-Aug-07 18:42
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 216 caugusto 24-Aug-07 21:34
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 291 Warwick 25-Aug-07 17:29
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 311 Kboldt 24-Aug-07 18:04
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 307 Gary Osborn 24-Aug-07 18:42
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 353 Scott Creighton 24-Aug-07 18:49
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 308 Kboldt 24-Aug-07 19:05
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 267 Ahatmose 24-Aug-07 19:19
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 302 Scott Creighton 24-Aug-07 19:29
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 299 Ahatmose 24-Aug-07 20:16
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 277 Gary Osborn 24-Aug-07 20:45
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 339 Scott Creighton 24-Aug-07 20:53
More Chills... 217 Ghia 25-Aug-07 00:21
Re: More Chills... 303 P Mac 25-Aug-07 11:12
Re: More Chills... 283 Scott Creighton 25-Aug-07 12:31
Re: More Chills... 151 P Mac 25-Aug-07 13:30
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 312 Kboldt 24-Aug-07 19:01
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 320 Gary Osborn 24-Aug-07 19:29
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 387 jnisbet 25-Aug-07 01:48
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 318 Scott Creighton 25-Aug-07 11:00
A shadow beyond the doubt 320 drew 25-Aug-07 03:06
Re: A shadow beyond the doubt 304 jnisbet 25-Aug-07 03:41
Re: A shadow beyond the doubt 375 drew 25-Aug-07 12:43
Re: A shadow beyond the doubt 308 P Mac 25-Aug-07 11:46
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 319 Saravuth 25-Aug-07 14:34
please explain 287 Spiros 25-Aug-07 14:40
Re: please explain 317 Mr. Hunter 25-Aug-07 15:48
Re: please explain 327 magisterchessmutt 26-Aug-07 00:17
Re: please explain 309 Scott Creighton 25-Aug-07 17:11
the solution? 314 Spiros 25-Aug-07 18:53
Re: the solution? 328 Scott Creighton 25-Aug-07 20:49
Re: the solution? 270 Spiros 25-Aug-07 21:50
Re: the solution? 307 Scott Creighton 25-Aug-07 22:11
Re: the solution? 273 Gary Osborn 26-Aug-07 00:23
Re: the solution? 287 Scott Creighton 26-Aug-07 01:21
Re: the solution? 286 Dale Robert Lerch 26-Aug-07 07:47
Re: the solution? 305 Gary Osborn 30-Aug-07 20:28
Re: the solution? 333 Gary Osborn 26-Aug-07 12:37
Re: the solution? 263 Spiros 27-Aug-07 19:18
Re: the solution? 306 Gary Osborn 27-Aug-07 19:23
Question remains unanswered ... at least to me. 328 Ahatmose 26-Aug-07 02:04
Re: Question remains unanswered ... at least to me. 323 Scott Creighton 26-Aug-07 20:05
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 342 Scott Creighton 25-Aug-07 17:17
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 263 magisterchessmutt 26-Aug-07 01:52
Testing and validating the Giza axial tilt theory 388 drrayeye 26-Aug-07 20:29
Re: Testing and validating the Giza axial tilt theory 247 Scott Creighton 27-Aug-07 17:43
Re: Testing and validating the Giza axial tilt theory 336 Ahatmose 27-Aug-07 17:54
Firestone 382 drrayeye 27-Aug-07 20:10
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 296 Richard Essame 27-Aug-07 02:59
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 329 Ghia 27-Aug-07 03:12
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 311 Richard Essame 27-Aug-07 06:38
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 266 magisterchessmutt 27-Aug-07 05:00
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 305 Richard Essame 27-Aug-07 06:04
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 321 magisterchessmutt 27-Aug-07 06:24
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 319 Richard Essame 27-Aug-07 07:12
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 339 Ahatmose 27-Aug-07 14:19
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 323 Scott Creighton 27-Aug-07 14:51
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 337 Ahatmose 27-Aug-07 16:02
Addendum ... 361 Ahatmose 27-Aug-07 16:31
Re: Addendum ... 333 Scott Creighton 27-Aug-07 16:49
Re: Addendum ... 288 Ahatmose 27-Aug-07 17:00
Re: Addendum ... 326 Scott Creighton 27-Aug-07 17:30
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 317 Richard Essame 27-Aug-07 19:28
This may help, Don 299 Cesar 27-Aug-07 22:18
Re: This may help, Don 312 Ghia 27-Aug-07 23:40
Re: This may help, Don 314 Scott Creighton 27-Aug-07 23:59
Re: This may help, Don 318 Cesar 28-Aug-07 02:40
Re: This may help, Don 290 Sirfiroth 28-Aug-07 02:51
Re: This may help, Don 297 Cesar 28-Aug-07 04:12
Re: This may help, Don 346 Sirfiroth 28-Aug-07 05:29
Re: This may help, Don 326 Ahatmose 28-Aug-07 02:15
Re: This may help, Don 349 Cesar 28-Aug-07 04:12
Re: This may help, Don 402 Scott Creighton 28-Aug-07 10:56
Re: This may help, Don 300 Cesar 28-Aug-07 21:44
The Impactor 270 Scott Creighton 28-Aug-07 22:17
Re: This may help, Don 240 Scott Creighton 29-Aug-07 11:38
Intriguing 355 Cesar 01-Sep-07 12:03
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 364 LonelyAngel 27-Aug-07 18:37
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 344 Scott Creighton 27-Aug-07 18:44
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 355 LonelyAngel 28-Aug-07 17:57
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 305 Deep1 28-Aug-07 18:52
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 293 LonelyAngel 29-Aug-07 20:38
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 291 Deep1 29-Aug-07 20:59
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 319 Ahatmose 29-Aug-07 21:23
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 300 LonelyAngel 30-Aug-07 16:24
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 331 Scott Creighton 30-Aug-07 17:02
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 311 LonelyAngel 30-Aug-07 17:43
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 276 Gary Osborn 30-Aug-07 20:01
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 315 Scott Creighton 30-Aug-07 21:17
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 310 Gary Osborn 30-Aug-07 21:44
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 296 LonelyAngel 30-Aug-07 21:57
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 322 Gary Osborn 30-Aug-07 23:40
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 335 Morph 31-Aug-07 11:39
Re: Great Pyramid Axial Tilt Theory 314 Scott Creighton 28-Aug-07 18:55
One major problem as I see it ... 282 Ahatmose 28-Aug-07 23:07
Re: One major problem as I see it ... 332 P Mac 29-Aug-07 00:02
Re: One major problem as I see it ... 260 magisterchessmutt 29-Aug-07 00:25
Re: One major problem as I see it ... 333 Richard Essame 29-Aug-07 00:33
Re: One major problem as I see it ... 327 Ahatmose 29-Aug-07 02:39
Re: One major problem as I see it ... 317 Richard Essame 29-Aug-07 03:04
Re: One major problem as I see it ... 361 Ahatmose 29-Aug-07 03:15
Re: One major problem as I see it ... 309 Richard Essame 29-Aug-07 05:24
Re: One major problem as I see it ... 253 Cesar 29-Aug-07 02:21
Re: One major problem as I see it ... 322 caugusto 29-Aug-07 04:40
Re: One major Solution? 309 Scott Creighton 29-Aug-07 09:56
Re: One major Solution? 367 Ahatmose 29-Aug-07 17:47
Re: One major Solution? 279 Richard Essame 30-Aug-07 00:16
Re: One major Solution? 323 Richard Essame 30-Aug-07 19:24
Re: One major Solution? 346 P Mac 31-Aug-07 12:44
Re: One major Solution? 305 Richard Essame 31-Aug-07 23:39
Re: One major Solution? 300 Scott Creighton 01-Sep-07 10:25
Re: One major Solution? 271 P Mac 01-Sep-07 16:13
Re: One major Solution? 315 P Mac 02-Sep-07 00:23
Re: One major Solution? 306 Ahatmose 02-Sep-07 01:50
Or another solution... 338 drew 29-Aug-07 21:35
Re: Or another solution... 272 Jackfrost 30-Aug-07 15:46
Re: Or another solution... 266 P Mac 30-Aug-07 16:39
Re: Or another solution... 303 Jackfrost 31-Aug-07 10:55
Re: Or another solution... 336 P Mac 31-Aug-07 16:01
Re: Or another solution... 337 Richard Essame 01-Sep-07 01:57


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