When Giants Were Upon the Earth: The Watchers, the Nephilim, and the Biblical Cosmic War of the Seed
Author: Brian Godawa, Michael S. Heiser
Format: Kindle Edition
Publisher: Embedded Pictures Publishing
Release Date: March 03, 2014
The Appendices of All 8 Chronicles of the Nephilim Together in One Book.
The bestselling Biblical fantasy novel series Chronicles of the Nephilim has opened a door for Christian imagination and theology like none other. Author Brian Godawa shares the Biblical and ancient historical research that undergirds the fiction. Now all those appendices have been placed together in one book for those who want serious study of the topics of Genesis 6, the Watchers, Nephilim, Spiritual Warfare, and the Biblical Cosmic War of the Seed.
This book has the special bonus of a previously unpublished chapter on the Book of Enoch, as well as newly expanded chapters.
The Book of Enoch: Scripture, Heresy or What?
Bonus Chapter. How influential the ancient book of Enoch has been on the Church and the New Testament both directly and indirectly.
Sons of God (Newly expanded from Noah Primeval)
Noah Primeval Appendix. Introduction to the Divine Council in the Bible. Are the Sons of God in Genesis 6 angels, Sethites or divine kings?
The Nephilim (Newly expanded from Noah Primeval)
Noah Primeval Appendix. The Nephilim in the Bible is controversial. But Genesis 6 is not the only place they show up. This chapter explores everywhere giants appear in the Bible.
Noah Primeval Appendix. The notion of a sea dragon of chaos is universal in the ancient Near East and the Bible. What is its theological meaning? The Bible may surprise you.
Mesopotamian Cosmic Geography in the Bible
Noah Primeval Appendix. Did the Bible writers assume the ancient Mesopotamian view of a flat earth supported by pillars over an Underworld with a solid dome overhead? This chapter lets the Bible speak for itself.
Retelling Bible Stories and Mythic Imagination
Enoch Primordial Appendix. Ancient Jewish writers retold Bible stories to bring meaning to their world. Jewish legends and Biblical creatures in Enoch Primordial: Cain as a vampire, Lilith the demon, Rahab the sea dragon, Behemoth, Cherubim, Seraphim, Rephaim, and Satan.
Gilgamesh and the Bible
Gilgamesh Immortal Appendix. A look at what the ancient Epic of Gilgamesh has in common with the Bible: A lot. What was “Noah’s nakedness”? A look at the various theories of who Gilgamesh really was in history and the Bible.
In Defense of Ancient Traditions
Abraham Allegiant Appendix. Why are there multiple names for God in the Bible? The legends behind the Tower of Babel and Nimrod. The ancient book of Jasher quoted in the Bible. What does it mean that the Sons of God inherited the nations at Babel?
Mythical Monsters in the Bible
Joshua Valiant Appendix. A look at mythical creatures in the Bible: Satyrs, centaurs, Lilith, winged fiery serpents, and Azazel. Famous Biblical giants: Og of Bashan, Ahiman, Talmai, and Sheshai.
Canaanite Baal and Old Testament Storytelling Polemics
Caleb Vigilant Appendix. How Bible writers used Canaanite notions subversively to undermine Baal the storm god, and elevate Yahweh as the true God.
Goliath was Not Alone
David Ascendant Appendix. A closer look at the most famous Biblical giant, Goliath. But there are five other giants spoken of in the Bible as going after David.