Women of the Ark Author:Evelyn Minshull It is a dark time for the earth. Faith has degenerated into pagan worship, and God has found only one man, Noah, who is righteous. He and his family -- wife Kyral, sons Shem, Ham, and Japheth and their respective wives Maelis, Afene, and Tamara -- still worship the true God, Yahweh. Ridiculed for their faith in a God who cannot... more » be touched or seen, the four women contemplate their pasts as the completion of construction approaches.
As they prepare to enter Noah's ark and leave the only world they know, each must find her own refuge in the unfailing love of Yahweh. After they move into the ark and face a new kind of daily life, the women of the ark struggle with very human emotions -- personal doubts as well as fears for the loved ones who were left behind.
Ten years after the rains, the great flood, the recession of the waters, and the resting of the ark on Mount Ararat, new events begin to separate the women of the ark. "Be at peace. It is done. Find joy in your families, in your love, in your work. As long as my earth abides, it will be peopled by your descendants. It will blossom under their touch. They will breathe its perfumes. Their ears will delight in its musics, and their eyes will exult continually in its wonders. Their souls will feast upon its harvests."« less