Atrahasis: Account Of The Great Flood

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Philosophy

 

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Harold W

 

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June 10, 2016

 

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University

 

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A

 

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A relationship of prayerful ‘calling out’ to the gods, followed by a merciful response toward humankind, is the healthy and correct picture this story shows us. A correct relationship between gods and humans carries the possibility of eternal life (as expressed in this story as Atrahasis’ escape from the great flood)...
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A correct relationship between gods and humans carries the possibility of eternal life (as expressed in this story as Atrahasis’ escape from the great flood). In Atrahasis: An Account of the Great Flood, many natural disasters and diseases are inflicted upon the humans. How do we, as humans, explain natural disasters, which often threaten our population? How much control do we really have of our life on earth? In ancient Sumeria (first half of the third millennium), gods took much more of a life form and their direct force upon humans was fully accepted...
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