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The Amateur Experts

The Amateur Experts

This course has strengthened our skills of understanding interpretation issues, the importance of perspective, and the weight of research. It has also …

Minute Paper

Today we discussed the role of Isaac in the story. Isaac’s silence notably mirrors his father’s, even after he (possibly) gleans the …

Minute Paper Noah

Today we discussed elements of the Noah films and various texts and commentaries on the Watchers. Aronofsky combines traditional elements of the …

Minute paper Amature Experts

Today in our group we discussed how documentaries are forms of rewriting. While watching documentaries, we need to be aware of bias …

Minute Paper 10/29

Today, our group discussed the story of Noah and the Flood. Although flood narratives were common in other Mesopotamian traditions (due to …

Minute Paper Amateur Experts

Being informed by “The Secret Revelation of John,” Genesis 1-3 is actually about the deception of Adam and Eve for Yaltabaoth’s narcissitic …

Minute Paper

Today, we discussed the representations of Lilith and other Biblical figures in several interpretative writings. In The Alphabet of Ben Sira, Lilith …

Minute Paper 10/15

Today in class we discussed the main points in Levison’s writing as we analyzed the Apoc. Of Moses. We determined that John …

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