Noah's Flood: The Genesis Story in Western Thought
This intriguing book by a master historian explores the ancient story of Noah and the Flood -- its origins in pre-Biblical culture, its development in Western thought over 2,000 years, and its fascination for theologians, scientists, and even psychoanalysts. Generously illustrated throughout, the book includes compelling accounts of individuals who endorsed or rejected the story, and of painters, sculptors, poets, dramatists, and composers who found inspiration in it.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AndreasJ - LibraryThing
A more popular book than Cohn's other works (but still with 13 pages of endnotes!), this is, obviously, about the story of the Deluge in Western intellectual tradition, esp. its rôle in the ... Read full review
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