The purpose of this thread is to examine source materials, and their origination and relative correspondences, as references utilized in the research conducted by myself over the past 20 years while writing a forthcoming text titled "The Bible With Complexion." What this thread will do is discuss some of the source materials and how they were used not only in the structuring of the Biblical framework but their relationship to ancient Egyptian literature specifically, and its related content. The first consideration naturally is the Book of Genesis. One author (Roberts) states the following: "Although Moses has traditionally been considered the author of Genesis, modern scholars generally agree that the book is a composite of at least three different literary strands: J (10th century BC), E (9th century), and P (5th century). The interpretation of the book has led to many controversies. One of the most difficult problems has been distinguishing historical fact from symbolic narration intended to convey a religious message." http://mb-soft.com/believe/txs/genesis.htm Book of Genesis mb-soft.com This necessitates an examination of these three strands, which at the earliest date to the 10th century BC.