Ep 3 - Noah: Interesting Interpretation or Stretching Scripture?
Updated: Jun 29
Did rock monsters really help Noah build the ark? How about Methuselah wielding the flaming sword? We discuss the 2014 film Noah, the many extra Biblical sources it draws upon, and whether the movie is a failure of scriptural storytelling or an interesting interpretation that makes us think. (Spoilers: a little bit of both.) Apologies to Ivan, whose video was somehow corrupted and gummed up the editing works, but we hope you enjoy his animated replacement.
Our Ratings: Content: Celestial- or Terrestrial+ Artistic Merit: 5 popcorn balls Gospel Connections: 4 apricots
The Princess Bride and Philosophy: Inconceivable! - the collection with Ivan's essay about that moron, Aristotle
Book of Enoch - an apocryphal source of some non-Biblical elements in the film
The Legends of the Jews - contains story about Methuselah using the flaming sword from Eden
Articles on the film from an LDS perspective:
Articles on the film from a Christian perspective:
Liz - lizbusby.com
Carl - FB: Carl Cranney
Ivan - ASU English Department
Video editing by Robert Hill
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