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Rex Wyler says, in The Jesus Sayings, page 73, that to the ancients, the dove depicted a new beginning. Thus, the representation is not so much of peace, but in each case, a new beginning: The end of the Flood represents a new beginning, with Noah and his family repopulating the earth. The symbolism was so widespread that in the Epic of Gilgamesh, in the ...
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