He believed God had created the United States to rescue the world’s Jews from exile and oppression.
A sign not of divine victory but of divine obligation.
Noah, Haran, and the Torah’s message for those who neither believe nor disbelieve.
Adrift on a flood of speculation.
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.
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. . .
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.
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.