Noah

He believed God had created the United States to rescue the world’s Jews from exile and oppression.

Michael Medved
Nov. 21 2019 12:01AM

A sign not of divine victory but of divine obligation.

Ron Hendel
Nov. 7 2016 12:01AM

Noah, Haran, and the Torah’s message for those who neither believe nor disbelieve.

Shlomo Riskin
Nov. 4 2016 12:01AM

Abraham and Moses are considered wholly righteous men, but Noah isn’t quite. That’s because, unlike them, he does what he’s told without question.

Oct. 15 2015 12:01AM

Some viewers have charged the movie Noah with being unfaithful to Genesis; more offensive is its portrait of a demonically cruel God.

April 7 2014 12:01AM

Unlike its depiction in a new Hollywood film, Noah’s vessel must have been not a pointed or flat-bottomed sailing ship but a circular ark meant. . .

Benjamin Ivry
March 27 2014 12:01AM

An ancient flood narrative inscribed on a 4,000-year-old Babylonian cuneiform tablet gives precise instructions for building an ark and recruiting its animal cargo—two by two.

Irving Finkel
Jan. 20 2014 12:00AM

Characters in ancient flood narratives build ships and navigate themselves through the deluge. Noah is commanded to build an ark—illustrating that God alone saves.

Norman Solomon
Oct. 3 2013 12:00AM