Encyclopedia of Creation Myths by David A. Leeming Ph.D.

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This comprehensive reference source—the only one of its kind—covers creation myths through the ages, from the legendary sagas of ancient civilizations to modern scientific theories. The pages of Encyclopedia of Creation Myths present dozens of fascinating tales of clever creations, humans emerging from cosmic eggs, and scientists defying centuries-old religious beliefs.

The carefully cross-referenced entries feature brilliant retellings of creation myths form all regions of the world, analyses of typical patters, and information on well known characters, archetypal themes in creation myths, and common terms.


About David A. Leeming Ph.D.

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DAVID ADAMS LEEMING is professor emeritus of English and comparative literature at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, where he has taught since 1969.
Published June 30, 1994 by ABC-CLIO. 330 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction, Science & Math. Fiction

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