Genesis 9

Genesis 9 Now that everyone and everything is dead, God wants Noah and his boys (oh, and wives, but whatever) to fill the earth again.  He promises to be nicer next time, but still has some rules.  These are mostly about blood. Oh, but look, a rainbow!  God says that this minor trick of light refracting …

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Genesis 8

Genesis 8 So after a good part of a year of ensuring that all the people of the earth are good and drowned God apparently remembers Noah and lets the waters recede.  The receding waters put the ark on Mount Ararat as they continue to recede.  It’s another 40 days before Noah sends out birds to find land. …

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Genesis 7

Genesis 7 Now that Noah has his marching orders. we get to re-read them a few more times.  We get it, Noah, sons, wives, animals, flood. In this chapter the animal count is 7 of the clean and 2 of the unclean.  Again, we the reader have no clue which is which, but it seems to …

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Genesis 6

Genesis 6 This is apparently the first time God starts giving a damn about daughters.  It’s also when he decides to wipe out almost all of mankind.  It’s hard to think this is just a coincidence. The opening of the chapter has a lot of oddities that need mentioning.  The narrative seems to be making a distinction between “sons …

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