So I was raised a catholic but I don't follow any religion anymore so I have always wondered, Adam and Eve, did they really exist or are they just part of symbolism for the creation of earth and universe.
I know many people take the seven days of creation literally but in my opinion these are accounts of someone who told someone and that someone told someone else and down the line it goes.
Is Genesis to be taken literally or as a story?
Just my uneducated opinion of course
Like the many myths and superstitions of religions, this one is no different.
We may never know whether they actually existed. Perhaps they were the masculine and feminine principle.
Genesis - 'Lamb lies down on broadway', 'Land of Confusion', phil collins, Peter Gabriel - of course it exists!
I always figured it was not meant to be taken literally like many of the stories in the Bible.
by qwark2 years ago
Let's see,mmm, this "god" thing created Adam:"And The Lord God formed man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living being." (Genesis...
by topgunjager8 months ago
Why are there so many different races if we all came from adam and eve? Does it support evolution that we changed to different faces and colors and body types because we were exposed to different conditions that made...
by LewSethics5 years ago
Only they would exist, cruising Eden, all innocent. Naming things, etc.
by qwark6 years ago
Why, for goodness sakes, if Adam and Eve were created in the likeness of their "makers,"who, also must have been naked, did they scramble for the bushes to find fig leaves to cover their genitals? What would...
by pisean2823115 years ago
Lilith is said to be first woman created by god who demanded equality status...she is said to have disobeyed god and adam ...though she is projected in negatively, do u think she is first soul who demanded no slavery...
by Paul Wingert6 years ago
Or is he a medaphore, like Robin Hood or King Author? He's only exists in the Bible and nothing was written about him till 30 years after his supposed death by biographers who never met him! Fanatstic and crazy things...
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