In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World Topics for Discussion

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What Russian myth describes the first man being made into the Devil and explains why dogs have fur coats and women have bad tempers?

Who was "Sa" in the myth called, "An Endless Sea of Mud?" Who wanted to marry his daughter? How were the daughter and her husband punished by Sa?

In the myth called, "The Coming of All Things," how were Zeus and Kronos related? Why did Kronos eat his young? How did Zeus escape death when he was a baby?

In the myth called, " Marduk, God of Gods," describe Marduk's appearance. Who did Marduk slay and why? What did Marduk make out of Tiamat's body?

In the myth, "Sun, Life, Wind, and Death," who created the Marshall Islands? How did the island Namorik get out of alignment? What were the souls of the dead required to do?

What did Prometheus' name...

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