Giants

Discussing “What happened to the children of the Nephilim?”

At the Quora site, someone asked What happened to the children of the Nephilim? A certain Donald Fernandes (“Diploma Comparative Religion Studies (1977)”) replied: I have stressed in many of my posts that the Nephilims were not angels or giants or divine beings. They were the ‘’black faced ones’’ or the ‘’watchers’’ or the ‘’fallen …

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Review of “The Nephilim Were NOT Giants, They Were Abortions!”

Robert Wimer categorized his interesting article The Nephilim Were NOT Giants, They Were Abortions! as a “Bible teaching” (September 25, 2021). He describes it as “an in-depth word study reveals…a horrifying conclusion that affects our present day.” Referring to the Genesis 6 affair (as I term it) he notes, “the ‘giants’ claim would seem to …

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VIDEO: Gary Wayne & Ken Ammi debate Nephilim & Giants

Yeah………….Jack is obsessed with tank-tops so I decided to match his style–and Gary made us look under-dressed ;o) I give credit to Gary since, as far as I know, none of the top-pop-researchers of Nephilology and Giantology have ever debated anyone whatsoever–something that needs to change, BTW. Bottom line for Gary’s assertions about “giants” in …

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Discussion on Hugh Ross’ “Reasons to Believe” vid, “Who Were the Nephilim?”

The following discussion ensued due to Hugh Ross’ Reasons to Believe org’s video “28:19 RTB 101: Who Were the Nephilim?” I generally parse long discussions into segments when I post them herein due the notoriously short cyber attention spans. However, I thought to give a long one a try so, let me know if you …

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On Enrico Morano’s “New Research on Mani’s Book of Giants”

In his paper, “New Research on Mani’s Book of Giants,” Enrico Morano, PhD, sought to, “try to give the fragments in a sort of ‘sequences’, which may reflect the original development of the ‘plot.’” The book in question is aka “on account of/for/at request of the Parthians” or “a writing for the Parthians” due, or …

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On Adam Schwartzbauer’s article “The Truth About Giants,” 3 of 4

Continuing a consideration is Adam Schwartzbauer’s article The Truth About Giants. When all segments are posted, you will be able to find them here. Schwartzbauer notes, “When most people think of giants, they think of them as being 10 to 12 feet tall at the most” while this denotes the utterly subjective nature of the …

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TJ Steadman on the flood and Rephaim as Nephilim 2.0, part 2 of 3

Herein continues a series considering that which TJ Steadman wrote about the flood and Rephaim as Nephilim 2.0. You can find all of my articles regarding TJ Steadman here. He notes: However, avoidance of these questions and their associated issues will lead to other problems. We have already seen that the avoidance of giants in …

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On Matthew Goff’s “Subterranean Giants and Septuagint Proverbs: The ‘Earth-Born’ of LXX Proverbs”

Matthew Goff contributed a chapter titled, “Subterranean Giants and Septuagint Proverbs: The ‘Earth-Born’ of LXX Proverbs” to Karoly Daniel Dobos and Miklos Koszeghy, eds., With Wisdom as a Robe: Qumran and Other Jewish Studies In Honour of Ida Frohlich (Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2009). Goff sought “to demonstrate that Septuagint (LXX) Proverbs, in particular Prov. 2.18, …

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TJ Steadman on Apkallu as “big man from before (or out of) the waters”

You can find all of my articles regarding TJ Steadman here. In his book Answers to Giant Questions, he tells us “Where the Mesopotamians used the symbol of the fish to indicate the survival of the Apkallu spirits through the Deluge, the Biblical account is mysteriously silent.” Yet, it is not mysterious since there are …

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