Here's an interesting slideshow with a translation of the Mayan creation story, sent to me by its author, Justin Kerr.The Popul Vuh
Try to see if you can recognize elements in the story shared by the biblical creation account.
How do we explain such similarities?
The differences are, of course, also fascinating, reflective of the development around a core mythos of details based on the natural environment and deeds of various individuals of the Mesoamerican culture.
Why suffer from Egyptoparallelophobia, when you can read Christ in Egypt
? Try it - you'll like it: