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MYTHS OF ORIGINS

27/11/2013 16:43
The most significant myths of a given culture are usually the cosmogonic, or creation myths, the sacred stories evolved and developed in an effort to explain the origin of the universe, the presence of the gods, and the existence of man. And so we shall devote this chapter, by far the longest in...

The origins of human beings according to ancient Sumerian texts

27/11/2013 16:40
By John Black Sumer, or the ‘land of civilized kings’, flourished in Mesopotamia, now modern-day Iraq, around 4500 BC. Sumerians created an advanced civilization with its own system of elaborate language and writing, architecture and arts, astronomy and mathematics. Their religious system was...

The Hindu sacred texts about human origins

27/11/2013 16:39
By April Holloway Third in the list of major religions, with more than 870 million followers, is Hinduism. Hinduism goes back to 5000 BCE and is a compilation of many diverse traditions (in contrast to Christianity and Muslim traditions, both of which emerged from a single founder) making it...

Aztec Creation myths

27/11/2013 16:37
By April Holloway The Aztecs civilization flourished in Central America a few hundred years after the Mayans. The creation myth according to the Aztecs is a continuous story of creations and destructions, called suns. The myth which tells the story of the creation is called the Legend of the...

Celtic Myths on creation

27/11/2013 16:35
By April Holloway  Celtic mythology does not propose a single version or description of the creation as a whole, as other religions and mythologies do, but a few Celtic myths mention that heaven and earth was created by giants, considered by this peoples group to be the ancient original...

The Egyptian Creation Epic

27/11/2013 16:32
by Aaron Leitch According to archaeologists, Egypt—alongside Sumer—produced one of the first known civilizations. There are many Egyptian myths related to creation; however, all of them share a common theme: that the world emerged from an infinite, lifeless sea. The first to appear was the god Ra,...

Mormons’ creation theory

27/11/2013 16:30
By April Holloway The Mormon Church, a sect of Christianity sometimes referred to as a cult, has a collection of sacred writings called the Pearl of Great Price. Mormons believe in the concept of creation according to Genesis, but they also give some additional information based on several...

Panspermia Theory

27/11/2013 16:28
By John Black The first reference to the word ‘Panspermia’ is in the 5th century BCE by the Greek philosopher Anaxagoras. The theory was again revived in 1834 by scientists, specifically Jons Jacob Berzelius, then again by Lord Kevin (William Thomson) in 1871, and Svante Arrhenius in 1903. In...

The meaning of the word Myth

27/11/2013 16:25
By John Black The word ‘myth’ has generally come to identify any story that is believed to be a work of fiction; however, when analyzing myths and legends, it is important to understand the evolution of the word and how, using the word as it was originally understood, it is crucial to the...

Are Alien Messages Encoded in our DNA?

27/11/2013 16:20
By April Holloway Are we alone in the Universe? This is a question that has kept us pondering for many years. But could the answer lie within the very cells in our body?  Some believe the answer is ‘yes’ and that human beings were created as biological images from a superior...
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