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The creation of man

Babylonian creation epic Enuma Elish: the goddess Ninhursag created man from clay

African Yoruba culture: Obatala created man and Olorun breathed life into him

Egyptian mythology: the ram-headed god Khnum created man from the clay of the Nile

Chinese mythology: the goddess Nuwa was lonely so she created animals and then created man on the 7th day of her work

Mayan sacred book Popol Vuh: animals and nature could not praise so Quetzalcoatl created humans to praise him, but he was disappointed with the humans so he sent a flood as a remedy for a faulty creation

Navajo mythology: the spirtual realm existed before the creation of the earth

Greek mythology: Prometheus shaped man out of mud and Athena breathed life into him

Genesis: I AM formed the man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living being

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2 Responses

  1. That’s so crazy to think of all those various legends and how they are all theories based off of Genesis. Very interesting! Thanks for sharing!

  2. […] The creation of man […]

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