Myths of Creation

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Where did the Earth come from? One of the most fundamental philosophical questions has brought forth different answers in every age and culture. This classic study explores both modern scientific explanations and traditions dating back to our oldest collective memory in the Old Testament and the Epic of Gilgamesh, asking why myths separated by space and time nonetheless contain startling similarities, and what they can tell us about how the human imagination works. First published in 1964. Off-mint.

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Myths of Creation

Myths of Creation

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Where did the Earth come from? One of the most fundamental philosophical questions has brought forth different answers in every age and culture. This classic study explores both modern scientific explanations and traditions dating back to our oldest collective memory in the Old Testament and the Epic of Gilgamesh, asking why myths separated by space and time nonetheless contain startling similarities, and what they can tell us about how the human imagination works. First published in 1964. Off-mint.

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