When Giants Were Upon the Earth: The Watchers, the Nephilim, and the Biblical Cosmic War of the Seed (Paperback)
The Appendices of All 8 Chronicles of the Nephilim Together in One Book.
The Biblical fantasy novel series Chronicles of the Nephilim has changed the landscape of Evangelical imagination. Author Brian Godawa shares the Biblical and ancient historical and mythical research that undergirds the fiction. For those who want serious study of the topics of the Watchers, Nephilim, and the Biblical Cosmic War of the Seed.
The Book of Enoch: Scripture, Heresy or What?
Bonus Chapter. How influential the ancient book of Enoch has been on the Church and the New Testament both directly and indirectly.
Sons of God
Noah Primeval Appendix. Introduction to the Divine Council in the Bible. Are the Sons of God in Genesis 6 angels, Sethites or divine kings?
Noah Primeval Appendix. The Nephilim in the Bible is controversial. But Genesis 6 is not the only place they show up. This chapter explores everywhere giants appear in the Bible, and there are many of them.
Noah Primeval Appendix. The notion of a sea dragon of chaos is universal in the ancient Near East and the Bible. What is its theological meaning? The Bible may surprise you.
Mesopotamian Cosmic Geography in the Bible
Noah Primeval Appendix. Did the Bible writers assume the ancient Mesopotamian view of a flat earth supported by pillars over an Underworld with a solid dome overhead? This chapter lets the Bible speak for itself.
Retelling Bible Stories and Mythic Imagination
Enoch Primordial Appendix. Ancient Jewish writers retold Bible stories to bring meaning to their world. Cain as a vampire, Lilith the demon, Rahab the sea dragon, Behemoth, Cherubim, Seraphim, Rephaim, and Satan.
Gilgamesh and the Bible
Gilgamesh Immortal Appendix. A look at what the ancient Epic of Gilgamesh has in common with the Bible: A lot. What was "Noah's nakedness"? Who was Gilgamesh in history and the Bible?
In Defense of Ancient Traditions
Abraham Allegiant Appendix. Why are there multiple names for God in the Bible? The legends behind the Tower of Babel and who Nimrod really was in history. The ancient book of Jasher quoted in the Bible.
Mythical Monsters in the Bible
Joshua Valiant Appendix. A look at mythical creatures in the Bible: Satyrs, centaurs, Lilith, winged fiery serpents, and Azazel. A close look at famous Biblical giants: Og of Bashan and the Anakim giants; Ahiman, Talmai, and Sheshai.
Canaanite Baal and Old Testament Storytelling Polemics
Caleb Vigilant Appendix. How Bible writers used Canaanite notions subversively to undermine Baal and elevate Yahweh as the true God.
Goliath was Not Alone
David Ascendant Appendix. A closer look at Goliath. But there are five other giants spoken of as going after David in 1 and 2 Samuel. Were they a part of a secret pact to kill the messiah king? And who were the Lion Men of Moab?
Jesus and the Cosmic War
Jesus Triumphant Appendix. Nephilim and demons. Satan's place as "god of this world." The Transfiguration of Christ as war on the Watchers. Exegesis of 1 Peter 3 as Christ descends into Sheol with victorious triumph over the Powers.