On the Trail of the Nephilim: The Mysterious Moundbuilders
by L.A. Marzulli
Two millennia ago, a culture that is still unknown to us today, erected thousands of mounds throughout the midwestern United States to the Gulf of Mexico. They are called the Hopewell, the Adena, or the Mississippian, however, no one knows what these people actually called themselves. In other words, they remain mysterious and unknown to us today.
When the first white settlers encountered the Great Circle Mound of Ohio, they asked the native Americans living there— who built this? The natives replied that they didn’t know who built them, as these large mounds were there and abandoned when they arrived.
The discovery of these mounds created a controversy as some posited that the mounds were built by an unknown lost tribe of people, who migrated, perhaps, from the Old World. Others thought they could be one of the lost tribes of Israel.
This debate continued until the late part of the 19th century, when the conclusion was made that native Americans had built the mounds, but they had simply forgotten that they had done so. This is now the accepted paradigm, however, is this the truth of what occurred in the ancient past, or has the information been managed to bolster a particular narrative?
Join L.A. Marzulli for this fascinating inside look at his continued pursuit of the giants of the Bible, the Nephilim of Genesis 6.