So, I’ve just started a Bible reading plan with an old friend and I had not read Gen 1-11 in a while.
I did a little googling and discovered that Ur of the Chaldeans, where Abraham came from, is near a city called Eridu. Eridu is believed by some archaeologists to be the oldest city in the world and by some Biblical scholars a candidate for the location of the Tower of Babel.
And I thought that Abraham - coming from Ur - would have had a great opportunity to read clay tablets / hear verbal stories of the most ancient histories.
Does anyone have any interesting thoughts / resources on the possible source documents for Gen 1-11?
Here is an intriguing article: