Jewish Conversations with Rabbi Helen Plotkin at BI
The History of Jewish Meaning
Topic : Creation - What did the Bible learn from its neighbors?
We’ll look closely at biblical creation stories and at creation myths from Babylonia and Egypt, uncovering an ancient conversation about the nature of the universe and the meaning of life. The stories in the Bible turn out to be nodes in an ongoing discussion! We’ll understand our own stories better by asking “As opposed to what?”