March 14, 2021

The Garden of the Lord ~ BACK TO THE BEGINNING

To better understand the “worldview” of the BIBLICAL WRITERS we need to understand the worldview of the ancient near eastern cultures. Like Israel, the people of ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia believed in a SPIRITUAL WORLD that was governed by A DIVINE COUNCIL. The divine abodes of gods – the places where they lived and where they met for governing the affairs of the human world – were portrayed in several ways