Mesopotamian Myths and the Genesis Flood

Bruce Walke wrote a nice piece comparing and contrasting the Mesopotamian flood myths and the Biblical account of the flood.  Here it is (most of it, anyway): “There are three Mesopotamian myths: 1) the Sumerian account with the hero Ziusdra, 2)the Old Akkadian account with the hero Atrahasis, and 3) the Old Babylonian account with… Continue reading Mesopotamian Myths and the Genesis Flood

Quick Review of the ESV Bible Atlas

 I've spent quite a while looking through my ESV Bible atlas, so I thought I'd give a quick review.  First of all, it is a great resource.  The maps are attractive and helpful - and there are many of them.  There are also quite a few nice color charts and pictures of different Bible regions, giving… Continue reading Quick Review of the ESV Bible Atlas