The World Myth

War in Heaven and the Creation

What are some examples of the ex nihilo creation?

One Egyptian creator, Atum, begins the world with his own bodily fluids. Other Egyptian creators produce the world from their own thoughts. The Indian creators—Prajapati, Brahma, Vishnu—all tend to create from inside their minds. The Native American Great Manitou has a vision of creation. The Acoma Thinking Woman thinks creation, and it is. Yahweh creates via the word; he says, “Let it be,” and it is.


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