Cosmic Myths Worksheet

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University of Phoenix Material Cosmic Myths Worksheet Choose two myths from each of the following myth categories: creation, flood, afterlife, and apocalypse. Answer the following questions for all eight myths. Creation Myths |Myth 1: |Religion or culture of origin: Hebrew | |Genesis | | |Myth 2: |Religion or culture of origin: Modern | |The Big Bang Theory | | • Who created the world? o Myth 1: In Genesis God created the World. o Myth 2: The explosion of the fire ball created the world. • Who were the main characters involved? What was the process? o Myth 1: The main characters are God, Adam, and Eve. God created the heavens, earth, all living plants, animals and he made one man and one woman. The man and woman were named Adam and Eve. o Myth 2: There wasn’t any main characters in the Big Bang, it was a fire ball that exploded under extreme pressure which then created the world. • What was the motivation to create the world? o Myth 1: God created the world because there was nothing, no one and it was dark, so God created the world full of light, stars, land, animals and humans. No one knows the reason that God created the world. o Myth 2: There was no motivation to the Big Bang because it was nothing more than a unexplained random occurrence. • How did humankind come into being? o Myth 1: God first made a man named Adam, then he took one of Adams ribs are created a woman named Eve. He created
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