Joanne Backhouse and Michael Tunnicliffe
Focusing on the four main creation myths from Ancient Egypt and the Bible.
This study day will examine how ancient societies viewed the creation of the world and how this influenced their religious beliefs. Textual evidence and artistic representations will be considered. How the beliefs compare, and contrast will be discussed.
Pinch, G. (2002) Egyptian Mythology: A guide to the Gods, Goddesses, and Traditions of Ancient Egypt. Oxford: University Press, pp. 59-89.
Quirke,S.(1992) Ancient Egyptian Religion. London: British Museum Press. pp. 21-51.
Genesis 1-2, Psalm 8, Psalm 104, Proverbs 8, Job 38.
Dayschool: Saturday, 11th May 2019 Time: 10.30-16.30
Cross Street Chapel, Cross Street, Manchester, M2 1NL
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