Unpacking 'Noah' to redefine religiosity
Aronofsky's film is deeply religious, presenting a broader definition of the term than traditional Orthodox Judaism might do.
Living in Israel, one is often asked to define oneself as dati or hiloni, religious or secular. However, this distinction often breaks down on closer examination. A spiritual person who avoids the synagogue may actually be more “religious” than an orthopractic individual going through the ritualistic motions. Today, the boundaries and definitions of who is religious are blurred,...
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