In the Beginning…Creation myths from Ancient Egypt and the Near East

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.

Recommended reading:
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

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£110 16 30

To book, complete the MANCENT booking form and send it with payment to Dr Joanne Backhouse, 42 Urmston Road, Wallasey  Merseyside, CH45 7LG Phone: 0791 4538840  Email: