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March 27th, 2014 by Joel Watts

Jacob L. Wright: “Noah: The Origin of the Origin Story”

“In the latest episode of Emory Looks at Hollywood, Associate Professor Jacob Wright explores interpretations and the origin of Noah’s story in the book of Genesis. Wright is a professor of Hebrew Bible at Emory’s Candler School of Theology.

The new Paramount Pictures movie “Noah” stars Russell Crowe in the title role of this biblical tale.”

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Joel Watts
Watts holds a MA in Theological Studies from United Theological Seminary. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of the Free State, analyzing Paul’s model of atonement in Galatians, as well as seeking an MA in Clinical Mental Health at Adams State University. He is the author of Mimetic Criticism of the Gospel of Mark: Introduction and Commentary (Wipf and Stock, 2013), a co-editor and contributor to From Fear to Faith: Stories of Hitting Spiritual Walls (Energion, 2013), and Praying in God's Theater, Meditations on the Book of Revelation (Wipf and Stock, 2014).


2 Responses to “Jacob L. Wright: “Noah: The Origin of the Origin Story””
  1. Know More Than I Should says

    Reportedly, the movie’s original script was altered to mollify biblical purists.

  2. I thought the new film Noah was a remake of what Bill Cosby did.

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