Ancient Hebrew Cosmology

Ancient Hebrew Cosmology March 4, 2017

Ben Stanhope shared the following image he made depicting how ancient Hebrews understood their physical world:

hebrewcosmologyforblog

I might quibble about minor details – for instance, I think that when Genesis talks about the waters gathering together into one place called “seas,” it has in mind the Mediterranean and adjoining seas in the midst of the land, and not oceans as yet unexplored around the edges. But on the whole, I appreciate this artistic rendering.

See also other depictions of ancient Hebrew cosmology that I have shared in the past.

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