Wednesday – Rabbi’s Class – Creation Stories from the Ancient Near East
Instructor: Rabbi Lewis Eron
Creation Stories from the Ancient Near East
The best known accounts of creation from the Ancient Near East come from our biblical heritage, but our ancestors did not live in isolation. In this short course we will look at a few of the stories of creation from other Ancient Near Eastern cultures and look at the ways our biblical ancestors used and changed many of the motifs that appear in these narratives.