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I’m On a Boat (Noah)

Preview: Commentary on assorted observations, including: (1) “Flesh” (בשר) and “spirit”/”wind” (רוח) as twin “leading-words” in the story of Noach; (2) Why did Noach send the raven? Was it perhaps to procure food? Did Noach think he might be here indefinitely? Plus, intertextual links to Eliyahu’s ravens; (3) Subtle literary hints that Noach may have experienced life in the ark as life in “jail;” (4) Speculation on Terach’s motives for leaving Ur Kasdim.

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