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David Montgomery — Reading the Rocks: Flood Stories and Deep Time

Thursday, August 01, 2013

David Montgomery — Reading the Rocks: Flood Stories and Deep Time

The push and pull between religion and science has shaped advances in geology from the beginning. David Montgomery set out to debunk Noah’s Flood; instead he discovered this biblical story was the plate tectonics of its day. He tells us how the evolution of landscapes and geological processes shape ecology and humanity. And, how we should read rocks for the stories they tell about who we are and where we came from.

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