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Noahs Ark

The Noah Dilemma

Jeff Kinley | Posted 04.08.2014 | Religion
Jeff Kinley

Now I get why some Christians are upset at Noah. They want and expect an exact rendering of Scripture's account portrayed on the big screen. Perhaps they wanted Hollywood to undo what the Church has done to Noah and the Ark for the past 50 years

Hijacking the Ark: Do Creationists Own the "Noah" Story?

Peter M. J. Hess, Ph.D. | Posted 04.04.2014 | Entertainment
Peter M. J. Hess, Ph.D.

As you can see, the story of Noah was already borrowed and given a new purpose by Hebrew scribes. It has been retold countless times, and the theme is now being used by filmmaker Darren Aronofsky to tell his own idiosyncratic tale of environmental retribution and redemption.

Will the Real Noah Please Stand Up?

Adam Hamilton | Posted 04.03.2014 | Religion
Adam Hamilton

The problem for the filmmakers, and also for many of us as we read the story of Noah in the Bible, is a failure to understand what kind of story it is. Which leads us to interpret it in ways that either miss the point or distort the point.

14 Things I Learned From Watching Noah

David Toussaint | Posted 04.02.2014 | Comedy
David Toussaint

5: God did not consider dinosaurs to be part of the animal kingdom but, apparently, has no problem with bed bugs. Who does he think he is?

Noah Tells the Real Story

John Blumenthal | Posted 04.02.2014 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

When God chose me for this genius shipbuilding project, I should have said 'Thank you very much for the honor, Your Holiness. I'm flattered, but please, do me a favor: Find somebody else like maybe... I don't know... a carpenter?'

National Coalition Against Noah's No Single Animals on the Ark Policy

Carin Davis | Posted 03.28.2014 | Religion
Carin Davis

The fate of the planet lies in jeopardy, and the only animals worth saving are the coupled-off ones? What's up with that, God?

Quiz: How Well Do You Really Know the Story of Noah's Ark?

Dr. Joel Hoffman | Posted 03.28.2014 | Religion
Dr. Joel Hoffman

How well do you really know the story of Noah and his ark? Take this ten-question quiz to find out. Question one. God sent a flood in response to human wickedness. What led to that wickedness?

Darren Aronofsky, 'Noah' Director, Reflects On Genesis, Exxon Valdez And Our Relationship With The Earth

Darren Aronofsky | Posted 03.27.2014 | Religion
Darren Aronofsky

The quarter-century anniversary of the tragic Exxon Valdez event comes as my film Noah is about to be released, and I cannot help but reflect upon the relationship between that terrible spill and the story about how God nearly annihilated the human race because our behavior in this world grieved Him to His heart.

Noah's No Hero

Edward J. Blum | Posted 03.25.2014 | Religion
Edward J. Blum

Noah's curse has a variety of names. Sometimes it is called the Curse of Ham. Sometimes it is referred to as the Curse of Canaan. By any name, the implications have been great.

These Evangelicals Are Praising 'Noah' Film

Posted 03.22.2014 | Religion

Darren Aronofsky's upcoming Biblical drama "Noah" may be “the least biblical biblical film ever made,” as the director said, but it turns out quit...

‘Noah' Film Sparks Debate

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 03.15.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK (RNS) In recent years, Hollywood has made a concerted effort to lure religious audiences to the local cineplex with such films as “The Pass...

5 Things Kentucky Could Spend $73 Million On Instead Of A Fake Noah's Ark

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

Creation Museum founder Ken Ham announced Thursday that enough money had been raised to begin construction of a 510-foot "replica" of Noah's Ark as pa...

Was Noah's Ark Round?

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

LONDON (AP) — It was a vast boat that saved two of each animal and a handful of humans from a catastrophic flood. But forget all those images of ...

Biblical Taxidermy Museum Is Looking For A Miracle

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (RNS) The Torah Animal World exhibit can seem a bit like the zombie version of Noah’s Ark — 350 animals crowded into a row house mu...

The First Trailer For 'Noah' Is Here

Posted 11.14.2013 | Entertainment

After months of hype, the first trailer for "Noah" made its debut on Thursday. Starring Russell Crowe as the title character, along with Emma Watson, ...

Testing the God Hypothesis

Victor Stenger | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Victor Stenger

The existence of the God worshiped by most Jews, Christians, and Muslims not only lacks supporting empirical evidence but is even contradicted by such evidence. However, it need not have turned out that way.

A Rising Tide Floats One Boat: Noah's Response to Climate Change

Howard J. Curzer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Howard J. Curzer

As climate change comes crashing down upon us, we will face many hard choices between saving species and saving individual animals. Should we follow Noah's lead?

Installing Skylights: Parshat Noach

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 12.03.2013 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

There is some debate as to what Noah used to allow light into the ark. But both possibilities are illuminating for us.

Chucked Out of Sunday School

Carl Pettit | Posted 10.21.2013 | Comedy
Carl Pettit

My experiences in the pews, and in the classroom, taught me that adults often profess knowledge about subjects they know very little about, and that my mind was prone to an enormous amount of speculative wandering.

LISTEN: Crazy Claim About Dinosaurs In The Bible

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.06.2013 | Religion

No dinosaurs described in the Bible? No problem, according to creationism proponent Ken Ham, who recently argued that despite popular opinion, dinosau...

Musical Duo From Planet Mawama Saves Comatose Earth

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 08.10.2013 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

My Woshin Mashin sounds like a goofy name. For Hugo Simons and his wife, Bibi Tulin, it's a name the electronic duo created for their band. They came up with it by using what they call their mythical language, known as Mawamian, mingled with English.

Noah's Ark Theme Park Runs Into Tricky Questions

Reuters | Mary Wisniewski | Posted 07.31.2013 | Religion

By Mary Wisniewski HEBRON, Kentucky (Reuters) - The Biblical account of Noah and his Ark poses a lot of questions, even for believers l...

LOOK: Artist Depicts Gay Version Of Noah's Ark For A Cause

Posted 05.30.2013 | Gay Voices

The artist behind the colorful "Cheesecake Boys" series is at it again. Paul Richmond, who resides in Ohio, is back with "Noah's Gay Wedding Cruis...

LOOK: Animal Lovers Building Massive Noah's Ark Near Miami

Posted 03.04.2013 | Miami

Noah's Ark -- without all the flood and calamity -- is coming to Miami. A group of four friends behind an unusual Biblical-themed zoo under constru...

Life Size Noah's Ark Launched

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 02.10.2013 | Weird News

DORDRECHT, Netherlands — Just as the first storms of winter roll in, Dutchman Johan Huibers has finished his 20-year quest to build a full-scale...