The first chapters of Genesis contain two creation stories: one that details the creation of the cosmos and one that describes the creation and initial sin of man. This article explores the differences between the two creation stories and compares them to the Babylonian Enuma Elish.
The Book of Genesis is the first book of the Hebrew Bible that describes how God created the world, made Adam & Eve, and sent a Flood to destroy mankind’s wickedness. The Book later chronicles the lives of key figures like Abraham and his descendants. Read articles about the Book of Genesis below.
Is reason the root of all evil? That's the core theme romantic era poet and artist, William Blake, tackles in his alternative-to-Genesis creation story, The Book of Urizen.