LEGALIZING THE FALL OF MAN
- After Adam: Reading Genesis in an Age of Evolutionary Science. Harlow, Daniel C. // Perspectives on Science & Christian Faith;Sep2010, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p179
Recent research in molecular biology, primatology, sociobiology, and phylogenetics indicates that the species Homo sapiens cannot be traced back to a single pair of individuals, and that the earliest human beings did not come on the scene in anything like paradisal physical or moral conditions....
- The Mystery of Original Sin. Shuster, Marguerite // Christianity Today;Apr2013, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p38
The article discusses the Christian theological doctrine of original sin, or the idea that each person is born a sinner and will manifest that sinfulness in his or her life. It mentions passages in the Bible that indicate how sin could have invaded and pervaded the world that God made good. Ways...
- Genesis 3:21 :The History of Israel in a Nutshell?. Bovell, Carlos R. // Expository Times;Aug2004, Vol. 115 Issue 11, p361
Identifies the probable theological motivation for the verse in Genesis 3:21. Explanation that the verse can be construed as being contrived by the author of Genesis as a paradigmatic warning to the Israelites not to engage or imitative the conduct of the people of Canaan; Contention that the...
- THE BOOK OF GENESIS: CHAPTER III. Stanton, Elizabeth Cady // Woman's Bible;3/1/2006, p13
Chapter 3 of the Book of Genesis from part I of "The Woman's Bible," by Elizabeth Cady Stanton is presented. It highlights the contents of Genesis chapter 2 verses 1-24. It argues on the serious doubts as to the forbidden fruit being an apple. It explores on the trouble about the serpent as...
- WAS ADAM'S ACTION "DISOBEDIENCE"? (ITS COROLLARY - RESPONSIBLE FREEDOM). Breitbart, Sidney // Jewish Bible Quarterly;Jul-Sep2004, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p171
The article presents discussion on different views of whether or not Adam's action in the Garden of Eden was disobedient. The author reviews the traditional Jewish and Christian interpretations of Adam's eating the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, rejecting both. A third...
- Ancient Africa and Genesis 2:10-14. Adamo, David Tuesday // Journal of Religious Thought;Summer92/Fall92, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p33
Analyzes passages in the Book of Genesis. Unity of contents in chapters two to three; Discussion of previous studies on the book; Source of the story; Location and identification of the river of the Garden of Eden.
- In solidarity with his brothers. Holladay, William L. // Christian Century;07/31/96, Vol. 113 Issue 23, p745
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- The possibilities of imperfection. Blanchard, Tsvi // Christianity Today;10/28/96, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p30
Reflects on the author's favorite passage in the Old Testament from the Book of Genesis. Confrontation between Jacob and Esau; Struggles with the forces that symbolizes fears.
- Why we worship. Norris, Kathleen // Christianity Today;10/28/96, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p32
Reflects on the author's favorite passage in the Old Testament from the Book of Genesis. Significance of Jacob's theophany; God's delight in Jacob even after his sins.