Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions Being a Comparison of the Old and New Testament Myths and Miracles with those of the Heathen Nations of Antiquity Considering also their Origin and Meaning
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by the Author. London: 1872.
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||Assyrian Discoveries: An account of Explorations and
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||The Chaldean Account of Genesis, containing the description
of the Creation, the Fall of Man, the Deluge, the Tower of
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|Stanley (A. P.).
||Lectures on the History of the Jewish Church, by Arthur
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ADDITIONS TO THIRD EDITION.
Histoire Critique de Manichée et du Manicheisme, Amsterdam
1734; Baronius' Annales Ecclesiastici; Hydes' Historia Religionis
Veterum Persarum; Rawlinson's Herodotus; Lenormant's The Beginnings
of History; Hardwick's Christ and other Masters; Daillé's Treatise
on the Right Use of the Fathers, London, 1841; Apollonius de Tyana, sa
vie, ses voyages, et ses prodiges, par Philostrate, Paris, 1862; Sir
John History of Persia, in 2 vols., London, 1815; Michaelis'
Introduction to the New Testament, in 4 vols. edited by Dr. Herbert
Marsh, London, 1828; Archbishop Wake's Genuine Epistles of the
Apostolical Fathers, London, 1719; Jeremiah Jones' Canon of the New
Testament, in 3 vols., Oxford, 1793; Milman's History of
Christianity; Barrow's Travels in China, London, 1840; Deane's
Worship of the Serpent, London, 1883; Baring-Gould's Lost and Hostile
Gospels, London, 1874; B. F. Westcott's Survey of the History of the
Canon of the New Testament, 4th Edit., London, 1875; Mosheim's
Ecclesiastical History, in 6 vols., Amer. ed. 1810; J. W. Rosses'
Tacitus and Bracciolini, London, 1878; and the writings of the
Christian Fathers, Justin Martyr, St. Clement of Alexandria, Irenæus,
Origen, Tertullian and Minucius Felix.
THE OLD TESTAMENT.
The Old Testament commences with one of its most interesting myths, that
of the Creation and Fall of Man. The story is to be found in the first
three chapters of Genesis, the substance of which is as follows: