(urth) AEG: More Theology

Adam Thornton adam at io.com
Tue Oct 28 21:21:45 PDT 2008

On Oct 28, 2008, at 10:54 PM, James B. Jordan wrote:

> Theological allegory part II.
>         First, he would seem to be the offspring of the sons of God  
> (angels / Wolder men) and the daughters of men. Such men became  
> nephilim, strong ones, men of renown (Gen. 6). [Note: though this is  
> a common read of Genesis 6, it does not hold water in the text.  
> Anyway...]

Note that "The Dunwich Horror," one of the finest HPL tales (S.T.  
Joshi, usually quite good, totally misses the mark here; Ken Hite  
nails it in his "Tour de Lovecraft"), is something of a reprise of a  
well-known story about the offspring of (a) God and a human woman.

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