the writers of the new testament took the story literally, why should we?
as a christian, i believe in miracles. but it's because of the way miracles are done that i dont believe a literal story of noah. when a miracle occurs, it holds up to scientific scrutiny. the story of noah does not hold up to scrutiny. there's no evidence for it, and in fact it goes against the evidence out there.
why are there so many lines of humanity that appear to have evolved over hundreds of thousands of year?
how did kangaroos get from australia to the ark?
howd they fit so many animals on the ark?
why isn't there imbreeding given there were only two animals left?
why isn't there flood evidence?
why isn't there mass extinction evidence?
how did the fresh water fish survive living in salt water?
the list of flaws is endless.