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
Bishop Colenso, in his very learned work on the Pentateuch, speaking on
this subject, says:
"The following are the most noticeable points of difference
between the two cosmogonies:
"1. In the first, the earth emerges from the waters and is,
therefore, saturated with moisture.