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- Sat Mar 08, 2014 6:49 pm
- Forum: Jewish Texts and History
- Topic: Interpretation of the flood account in Genesis
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Rabbi Sacks is taking a well known discussion from the Talmud. This compares Noah, who does not ask God to forgive mankind, with Abraham, who asks God to spare Sodom with certain conditions, ie finding ten righteous men. This is interesting but contrived. Genesis is notable for having nothing of the...