[b-hebrew] Sabbath Origins Article update advisory

Walter R. Mattfeld mattfeld12 at charter.net
Sun Oct 17 16:36:48 EDT 2004


If intersested, the below article has been updated (please scroll down to
the end of the article for the updates of 26 Sept and 17 Oct 2004)

"The Pre-biblical Origin of the Sabbath (Shabbat) and Its Dervivation from
the Mesopotamian Epic of Gilgamesh and Atrahasis."

http://www.bibleorigins.net/sabbathorigins.html

This article argues that the Babylonian Flood myths about ALL the gods
resting on the 7th day after the Flood has been transformed by the Hebrews
into only ONE God resting on the 7th day via an INVERSION, and that the 
notion of a need for
Man being provided a day of rest is also indebted to these same myths.

Regards, Walter

Walter Reinhold Warttig Mattfeld y de la Torre, M.A. Ed.

mattfeld12 at charter.net




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