Comparison of the Iroquois Creation Story and the Christianity Creation Story

899 Words Sep 4th, 2013 4 Pages
David VanLandingham
Kristy Singletary
American Literature, ENGL 2130
August 24, 2013

Comparison of the Iroquois Creation Story and the Christianity Creation Story After reading the Iroquois Creation story, and although it is very different from the Christianity Creation story, I found them to be very similar in several ways. When diving into religions other than Christianity I often find myself most of the time extremely intrigued, and it is usually difficult to wrap the mind around the fact that people really do believe some of these things and base their lives around it. Reading the Iroquois Creation Story was no different, but it also lead me to the question, “If I grew up in these cultures, is this something I would believe?”
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This leads to possibly the most shocking and obvious comparison from this story in the last few lines when the bad mind uses his last words to utter “that he would have equal power over the souls of mankind after death.” This is clearly the same concept as God and the Devil in the Christian faith, because they were and are always battling and God

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