I wrote an article about The Nephilim, which is one of my all-time favorites, Here is how it begins:
The Nephilim: Fallen Angels or Alien Beings?
(This article appeared, in modified form, in the Journal of Anomalous Sciences, which you can read for free at http://www.dimensionzone.net.)
Whatever one’s beliefs about the Bible as a religious book, it certainly must be acknowledged as a great source for the early belief systems of our ancient ancestors, and through it’s telling of both Hebrew mythology and its re-telling of even earlier stories, it can provide some insight into the possible history of our evolution.
An interesting part of the earliest stories recounted in the Bible, those immediately following the Creation story, involves creatures referred to in the Bible as the Nephilim.
Here is the Biblical passage that refers to the Nephilim first:
“Now it came about, when men began to multiply on the face of the land, and daughters were born to them, that the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful; and they took wives for themselves, whomever they chose… The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men, and they bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown.-“Genesis 6:1-4
There is a great deal of controversy over who these ‘Sons of God’ were who appear to have been the fathers of the Nephilim, giants and mighty men. Most theologians and authors have claimed that they were fallen angels, who broke God’s rule by coming to earth and having sexual relations with humans. Others have claimed that they were a particularly pure race of humans called the Sethites…
If you’re interested, the whole article is at http://rhettaakamatsu.com/paranormalarticlespage_2.htm