The chief god of Mesopotamia before the political rise of Babylon was the deity called the “Great Mountain,” Enlil. Scholars used to believe that the god’s name was a combination of the Sumerian words en (“lord”) and líl (“air/wind” or “storm”). As scholars have looked deeper into the nature of the deity, however, a growing
NIMROD GETS a bad rap. Or maybe too much credit. Doug Woodward, author of Rebooting the Bible, Part 2, joins us for a discussion of just one chapter in his new book, and he explains why he believes Nimrod had nothing to do with Babel—but his father, Cush, did.
The manuscript for The Great Inception is now in the hands of the editor. I sent if off last night along with the bibliography, so now we’ll see what notes come back.