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Question   A professor told us that the sons of God going into the daughters of humans to produce "warriors of renown" was a Greek myth  (Genesis 6:1-4)?
by Robert Brow  (www.brow.on.ca)

I don't like using the term myth because the language game varies with every scholar who uses it.  I assume that, when Genesis Man was created in the image of God and appeared comparatively recently among other the other hominids,
there must have been some sexual contact (say with the Neanderthals, who were apparently not part of the line from which humans were made).  Why call that a myth?    That we were created in the image of God is no myth, but an essential fact of our difference from all the hominids that preceded us.

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