This is a guest post by Kollin Fields. Kollin is an Adjunct Professor of History, and a Ph.D. candidate in American intellectual history and political
… the devil took him to the peak of a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory.
This guest post was written by Dawson Kiser. Dawson is a writer from Chicago Illinois. He recently graduated from Grove City College with a B.A.
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In The Antiquities, Josephus mentions that the first human government was built by Nimrod, the mighty hunter from the book of Genesis. This appears to be consistent with Genesis; no other organized government (unless you count a “clan”) is mentioned before his. Genesis is, first and foremost, a book of origins, and thus this original human government can arguably be taken as archetypal.
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