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      In Genesis in the Bible, is the story of the creation of man and earth. Most cultures have their own creation story. Some are written in poems and others in books.

      Most creation stories involve a god who creates everything. Two creation stories include Genesis in the Bible and “The Walum Olum” story, a Native American story.

      In Genesis, the Christian


      creation story: “before mankind was created, the earth was a dark place. ” According to the Genesis story “the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep” (Genesis 1:2a).

      God is the name of the god who created the earth. Genesis confirms “In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1).

      God is ...


      • a good god because he created everything that is good. The Genesis story declares, “God saw everything that he made, and indeed it was very good” (Genesis 1:31).

        In another creation story, “The Walum Olum” the earth was also a dark place before man was created. As stated in “The Walum Olum,” “on the earth, was an extended fog, and there the great

        Manito was.

        ” Manito was one of the gods of the Delaware Indians. Manito was both good and evil.

        “The Walum Olum” states, “Anew spoke the great Manito, a manito to manitoes, / But an evil Manito made evil beings only, monsters”. Manito created the world in steps and the amount of time he took to create the world was not stated in the poem.




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