Essay on Creation Stories of Babylon, Egypt, and Genesis
There are many similarities in the Babylonian, Egyptian, and Genesis stories. In all the stories one god creates man and explains how all things on earth come to being. They also set up their calendars and show examples of evil within each story to set up moral rules for man to live by. How do these elements compare between each of these stories?
In the Babylonian myth the God Marduk creates man from the blood of another god Kingu. "Blood will I compose, bring a skeleton into being, Produce a lowly, primitive creature, Man' shall be his name." In Egyptian myth the God Rae creates man and takes this form. In the Genesis story there is only one God, he creates man in the image of …show more content…
As you have read in all three religions, one God created man and explained the existence of all things on earth. They all set up the calendars used by their civilizations, which is good in these agricultural societies, for the planning of planting and harvest. They also all set up the moral rules for man to live by in their religions. I see a lot more parallels than there are differences in these stories. So if there really is a God, then Marduk, Rae, and God could be same entity, you