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Genesis, Adam and Eve did they really exist?

  1. Ruben Rivera profile image80
    Ruben Riveraposted 6 years ago

    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

    1. Beelzedad profile image59
      Beelzedadposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Like the many myths and superstitions of religions, this one is no different.  smile

      1. Ruben Rivera profile image80
        Ruben Riveraposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Wow finally I kinda agree with you.

    2. pennyofheaven profile image79
      pennyofheavenposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      We may never know whether they actually existed. Perhaps they were the masculine and feminine principle.

    3. shazwellyn profile image85
      shazwellynposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Genesis - 'Lamb lies down on broadway', 'Land of Confusion', phil collins, Peter Gabriel - of course it exists! lol

  2. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 6 years ago

    I always figured it was not meant to be taken literally like many of the stories in the Bible.

 
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