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Creation

Theol
1. God's act of bringing the universe into being
2. the universe as thus brought into being by God

Creation

Adam and Eve
first man and woman. [O.T.: Genesis 1:26, 2:21–25]
Allah
made man from flowing blood. [Islam: Koran, 96:2]
Apsu
primeval waters, origin of all things. [Babyl. Myth.: Leach, 68]
Aruru
goddess pinched man, Enkidu out of clay. [Assyrian Myth.: Gaster, 9, Babyl. Myth.: Gilgamesh]
Askr
first man; created from ash tree. [Norse Myth.: Benét, 58]
Ea
made man from primordial ocean clay. [Babyl. Myth.: Gaster, 9]
Embla
first woman on earth. [Norse Myth.: Benét, 58]
Frankenstein’s monster
living man created by a physiology student from body parts. [Br. Lit.: Mary Shelley Frankenstein]
Genesis
Old Testament book dealing with world’s creation. [O.T.: Genesis]
God
created the world in six days. [O.T.: Genesis 1]
the Hatchery
mass produces everything, including human beings. [Br. Lit.: Brave New World]
Khnum
ram god, created man from clay on potter’s wheel. [Egypt. Rel.: Parrinder, 155]
Prometheus
molded man of clay, animated him with fire. [Gk. Myth.: Wheeler, 304]
Shiva
Lord of creation; danced to begin life. [Hinduism: Binder, 23]
Star Maker,
the the creator and destroyer of the universe, depicted primarily as an artist detached from it. [Sci. FL: Stapledon Star Maker in Weiss, 248]
Tocupacha
molded man from clay. [Aztec Myth.: Gaster, 18]
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