Category Archives: Fall 2010: Creation Stories

For this exchange, students from AUC and Stanford shared different creation stories as a way of exploring cross-cultural differences.

Humans and their environment: Genesis, the Pomo Indian story, and the Hindu Creation story

There are many creation stories in the world due to differences in people’s ideas, traditions, values, and cultures, and there are similar ideas repeated in these stories, which suggests that early man understood that he needed the environment to fulfill … Continue reading

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Human Beings and the Environment: Genesis, the Pomo Indian Story, and the Egyptian creation story.

Creation stories should be used to teach the children about their responsibilities towards the environment because they show that human beings are intimately connected to their surroundings and that their existence is interdependent. The repetition of the same ideas across … Continue reading

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Human and the Environment-Genesis,Pomo Indian and Aztec creation stories

Different cultures, societies and religions have different theories and stories about the creation of Earth and the nature, humans and animals that inhabit it . However we find that many of these stories contain features , ideas , or themes … Continue reading

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Man’s Relationship with the Environment

There is a countless number of creations myths and stories that we can find. Even though every creation story is based on different factors and narrates a unique display of ideas, based on different cultures and timings, Genesis 1-3, “Marumda … Continue reading

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The Hope for Humanity from the very Beginning

This blog post was written by students in Carolyn Ross’s Writing and Rhetoric course, “Writing Nature: Discourses in Ecology, Culture, and Technology,” at Stanford University in California, USA, in response to their reading of two creations stories:  Genesis 1-3 from … Continue reading

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