Friday, October 19, 2018

Noah - everyman or superman?

DR. ARYEH AMIHAI: Noah — A Relatable Ancestor of Humanity (
Unlike Adam, Noah is born like a regular human, and unlike the flood hero Utnapishtim, and Noah’s great-grandfather Enoch, Noah is mortal. Yet in Second Temple times, new retellings of his story presented him as something more than human. However, in rabbinic tradition, the biblical image of the all too human Noah prevails.

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