Noah's Flood: The Genesis Story in Western Thought

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The biblical tale of Noah and the Flood has been interpreted many different ways throughout the ages, mirroring the many changes in Western beliefs and values. In this compelling study, Cohn describes how the story had its roots in Mesopotamian mythology and how it has been interpreted as a solar myth, a lunar myth, and how it has been involved in the struggle between science and religion. 20 color plates.

Noah's Flood: The Genesis Story in Western Thought 1996, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300068238

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