[EVA] Dead sea scrolls (slightly off topic)
Rick J Federle, Jr
rfederle at juno.com
Thu Nov 20 14:32:11 EST 1997
On Wed, 19 Nov 1997 10:17:51 -0000 "Dave Stark" <gendou at globalnet.co.uk>
>On Wed, 19 Nov 1997, Zhou Tai An wrote:
>> >I'm curious if anyone else out there has examined the Scrolls'
>> >connection to Eva, or any of the other religious issues:
>> >why are "angels" attacking, Adam, etc. I am new to the list, so if
>> >old hat just let me know.
>> Anno based most of EVA on them...from the Angel's names to most of
>Comparing the dead sea scrolls to EVA is a tad difficult. This is made
>complex because the scrolls are written in ancient Hebrew, a language
>been told that often dispenses with writing the vowels down ! This
>apparently made perfect sense several thousand years ago but totally
>buggers the meaning to people in our day. Last I heard was that
>professors place different meanings on the same sentence }:( Still,
>leave a large hole for "artistic interpretation".
>History lesson aside, my best guess is that Anno delved into Christian
>Jewish religious mythology to add elements designed to intrigue an
>that generally knows little about such religions, ie the home Japanese
>audience. If this is true he probably exceeded in all his
>Could be totally off target here, so if anyone has a better idea
I didn't know there WAS any Christian mythology.
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