Re: Wyatt Archaeological Research

Steven Schimmrich (
Tue, 8 Oct 1996 07:41:46 -0500 (CDT)

Tamera Blood ( asked:

> Last week I saw an archaeological presentation by Ron Wyatt. He says he
> discovered Noah's Ark, and other biblical artifacts. I was not impressed.
> The whole thing seemed too artificial, and stunk of snake oil scams. My
> parents believed the presentation, but I'm very sceptical. I was going to
> invite some of my non-christian science major friends, but now I'm glad that
> I forgot to mention it to them. They surely would have been even more
> critical than I, and it would have hurt my witness. Has anyone here seen
> this presentation? As a Christian, I wish I could believe him. But as a
> science student, I can't. I admit that I am ignorant in Archaelogical
> matters, and would like to know if anyone more knowledgeable has any input
> into this. I will allow for the facts being true dispite the poor
> presentation of those facts.

If anyone's interested, Ron Wyatt has his information on a web page at:

I personally think he's a fraud and it's a disgrace that some segments
of the Christian community support him and his claims.

- Steve.

      Steven H. Schimmrich           KB9LCG  
      Department of Geology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
         245 Natural History Building, Urbana, IL 61801  (217) 244-1246     Fides quaerens intellectum