Did Noah’s Flood Actually Happen?

Creation Accounts of the Ancient Near East: Influences on Ancient Israel’s Cosmogonies

By Lacy LeBlanc The differences between the creation accounts in Genesis and those from other areas of the Ancient Near East are striking. There is no mythology in Genesis.1 There is no epic battle in Genesis.2 The accounts in Genesis do not perfectly match any one creation story from Israel’s ancient neighbors. In fact, the […]