Skip to comments.Reza Aslan: Biblical story of Noah “barely four verses long”
Posted on 03/20/2014 3:18:11 PM PDT by Nachum
In todays politically correct culture, the mainstream media lionizes people not because of their particular acumen, ability, talents or intelligence, but because they parrot the establishment line that the media wants the public to adopt: contempt for America, hatred for Israel, and endless justification for Islamic supremacists and jihadists.
A prime example of this is the Islamic supremacist Reza Aslan, a Board member of a lobbying group for the bloodthirsty and genocidally antisemitic Iranian regime. Reza Aslan is such a intellectually formidable scholar that he writes than for then and apparently thinks the Latin word et is an abbreviation. He writes clowns for clowns; calls Turkey the second most populous Muslim country and refers to the reincarnation, which Christianity talks about although he later claimed that one was a typo. He is less a religious scholar, in other words, than he is a marginally literate, unevenly educated charlatan with a talent for telling the mainstream media what it wants to hear.
In this case, he claims that the Biblical story of Noah is barely four verses long, and then challenges people to open Genesis. Okay, lets do that. When we do, we find that the Biblical story of Noah and the flood is actually 89 verses long, spanning from Genesis 6:9 to 9:29. So Aslan was only 85 verses off. Thats what makes you a religious scholar in this debased age.
And why didnt Carol Costello check the claims of the vaunted religious scholar? Does she not have a Bible?
Is Noah film sacred enough?, by Carol Costello for CNN, March 20:
Reza Aslan, a religious scholar who wrote the book-and-soon-to-be-movie, Zealot: the Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth says, Son of God is a movie made by Christians for Christians. Non-Christians will not go see Son of God because its a terrible movie.
Aslan is eager to see Noah, and, no, it doesnt bother him in the least if Aronofsky takes liberties with his portrayal of Noah.
He says the story of Noah in the Bible is barely four verses long. If you wanted to make a biblically based Noah story it would be 10 minutes long. if youre going to approach this topic, you have no choice but to expand on it, to make things up, to create a narrative out of it.
The most interesting aspects of the Noah story, he says, come after the floodwaters recede. Noah gets drunk and lies naked in front of his son. Go and check it out. Open Genesis.
not a single mention in the comments at CNN about the incorrect number of verses cited by the “religious scholar”. Not a one.
You absolutely know the guy is an idiot, if he goes on record to say it’s only four verses long!
Point proof that any idiot can sell a book.
Must be the Readers Digest condensed version.
Just another mooselimb doing his best to destroy any religion not of the moon-god faith.
He must be referring the Koran.
Didn’t know Genesis was in that mooslime book of toilet tissue. The moron does say to open Genesis.
Submitted for your amusement.
just to clear something up for Reza:
20 And Noah began to be a farmer, and he planted a vineyard. 21 Then he drank of the wine and was drunk, and became uncovered in his tent.
The story of Noah and Ham is not about a father exposing himself intentionally to his son. Noah was passed out in the privacy of his own tent (and, after what he went thru with the Flood, well-deserved drunk imo). His youngest son, Ham, who was an adult with his own children and his own tent, entered his father’s tent and saw his father passed out drunk in a state of undress. Instead of showing concern for his father’s modesty and finding his father a blanket in case anyone else came in, Ham instead left the old man as he was and ran out and laughed about the scene to his two older brothers. Shem and Japheth went their father’s tent and covered the still-sleeping old man. When Noah woke, he blessed Shem and Japheth for their compassion and he cursed Ham for having none.
Perhaps Reza can learn something from this story.
he’s got a different bible than I do.
He does but he misleads people by citing the four verses, which are actually in the Koran. Four-six verses depending. He is the one that needs to read Genesis.