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**Why does God suddenly abandon his “vegetarian mandate” (Gen 9:1-3) after maintaining it for over 1500 years?**

This is not really explained. I would go along with your analysis in that in Genesis 1-2, animals are not food. How could they, if there is no death yet? But as soon as we leave the garden, the first ...
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What is the "violence" (Gen 6:11) that prompted God to bring on the Great Flood during the time of Noah?

Violence The word translated as violence here is חָמָס. It can also mean corruption, cruelty, etc. From the previous verses (6:5-6) we get the sense that violence is one of many issues that motivated ...
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What is the "violence" (Gen 6:11) that prompted God to bring on the Great Flood during the time of Noah?

You ask, "To what degree does the film's portrait of "violence" find confirmation in the text of Genesis? [and] To what degree are the movie makers distorting Genesis in order to ...
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