How do the creation stories describe the forces that bring the universe and humanity into existence?
– Select ONE of the numbered prompts to answer.
– You must discuss at least 2 of the creation stories. “I attached them”
– Your answer must be at least 2 paragraph 300-350 words.
– No Reference or Front Page Needed
- Forces of Creation: How do the creation stories describe the forces that bring the universe and humanity into existence? What might this suggest about that society’s religious views?
- Humanity’s Relationship to the Divine: How is the divine represented in the creation stories? What form does it take? How do the stories describe people’s relationship to the gods (God in the case of Genesis)?
- Religion, Politics, Society: What do creation stories reveal about a civilization’s religious beliefs, political order, and social hierarchies?