Derivation of the Adam & Eve story from the Epic of Gilgamesh

04/11/2013 06:09

Peter Myers
Walter Mattfeld shows (item 4) that the authors of the Book of Genesis in the Jewish Bible reworked the earlier Sumerian/Mespotamian origin stories, reversing their meaning to create a counter-myth overthrowing, as it were, Sumerian civilization, and instead portraying Jews as the founders of civilization. The meaning of "chosenness" is that God is a Jew - the alter ego (or superego) of the Jews. [Read more] ...