Religious Studies:Myths and sacred texts

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What is a Myth?

 A story that has universal truths. 

Often very old and passed on from 

generation to generation.

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What is a Universal Truth?

Messages that lie behind the 

details of a story. Believed to be 

timeless and relevant to all people 

in all times.

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What is Genesis?

The first book of the Christian Bible 

and Jewish Torah. Tells the story of 

creation and the early history of 

the Jewish people.

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What is Creation?

 The belief that the universe was 

deliberately made by a higher 

being, according to a set plan. 

Leads to belief in a Creator, for 

most modern believers this is God.

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