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CREATION IN GENESIS

BIBLE: It is a collection of sacred sicripture of both Judaism anda Christianity. The Christian Bible is divided into two parts. The first is called the Old Testament and the second portion is called the New Testament.

THESE MAIN QUESTIONS ARE ANSWERED IN GENESIS

1- Why do we live? 2- Why do we die? 3- Why does the evil exist?

CREATION IN 1ST VERSION

- God created man in his own image. - God created the man and female at the same time - God created man after he ended all his work. - The first creation story says that grass and trees were created before the sun, moon and stars, whereas we know that stars were created first, then the earth and the moon. Only later was it possible for grass and trees to evolve. Finally, God created man in his own likeness- there is no suggestion of any evolution here. - God let man dominion over everything.(ıt shows the importance of man) - God said man “ be fruitful, be multiply and replenish the earth. CREATION IN 2ND VERSION - There was a garden in Eden and he put the man whom he had formed. - The was a tree of knowledge of good and evil ● So we understand that in 2nd Version, there is Good an Evil. - The second creation story says that a man was created first, before any other animal, whereas scientists tell us that many animals existed before humans, who are of relatively recent origin. This version also says that every plant of the field was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew, fort he Lord God had nat caused it to rain upon the earth. In other words, in this account, plants needed neither creation nor evolution – they merely need someone to make it rain, similarity between the Theory of Evolution and biblical creation stories is that they both seek to explain how we and all the other species around…. -…...

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