The Mesopotamian gods are based on a dualist structure between order and chaos. When the second generation gods killed the god of order they lived in his dead corpse. Is this a teaching about the death of God? Or the absence of God? Or the role of a father figure or traditional norms? Here Dr. Anderson looks at some of the ideas offered by Jordan Peterson and suggests that this psycho-analytic approach does not get to basic beliefs. What has existed from eternity? Is “god” in the Babylonian system the same as “God” in theism?