WESTERN DAILY PRESS by Geoff Ward
appeal has been made by a Dorset man to the Education Secretary
Alan Johnson to consider an alternative version of Genesis,
which he thinks could smooth away potential conflict between
researcher Edmund Marriage, of Milborne Port, wants to promote
the legacy of his late uncle, Christian O'Brien, an exploration
geologist and archaeologist who, with his poet wife Barbara
Joy, wrote a series of scholarly books proposing a single
benevolent source for law and religions, and the diffusion
of civilisation and agriculture from Southern Lebanon by the
survivors of an advanced society destroyed by global catastrophe
about 10,500 years ago.
believe we now owe our children the broader knowledge to allow
them wider options on what to believe," said Edmund.
"It would provide a timely new means by which the Government
could show they want children to have a broader education
in religious history. There is a clear message here for the
Pope and Richard Dawkins, too."
hopes Mr Johnson and his religious education advisers will
consider Christian's revised translation of the early chapters
of Genesis, "which explains the later confusion between
all religious beliefs, together with the misunderstandings
of the evolutionists and creationists, who now also appear
to be at each other's throats".
deep study of ancient texts, Christian proposed that An (Sumerian),
or Anu (in Accadian), was the leader of a small group who
restarted agriculture and civilisation in about 9,300BC. This
followed massive meltwater floods when ice-dams burst after
the last Ice Age, accompanied by gargantuan earthquakes, and
after the Earth had been hit by supernova explosion debris.
group is described as Ap-kar-lu, or Ab-kar-lu ("bright
farmers from the enclosure"), genii ("geniuses"),
or Elohim, which translates as the Shining Ones, due to their
word Quran, or Koran, means "the readings and recitations
worldwide relate back to this group under various names, including
archangels, angels, serpents, feathered serpents, the Anannage,
ancient masters, the Seven Sages and, of course, gods.
original source of religions is that known to the Sumerians
as Kharsag ("head enclosure", or Eden), identified
as the Mount Harmon area, where there is still a town called
said: "It's really all a down-to-earth story of country
folk: 'bright ones in the planted highlands', not 'God in
Heaven', and the en-ge-li, the 'Lords of the Cultivation',
or 'angels'. This group set out the divine laws for the early
city-state system and the 'Great Harmony', or Tao, described
ancient megalithic monuments, largely from the prehistoric
period, also seem to be attributable to the Shining Ones.