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Do lutherans believe in a literal interpretation of Genesis? In addition to the Missouri and Wisconsin synods, the Lutheran Brethren also follow a literal interpretation http://www.clba.org/statement-of-faith/
For individual Lutherans, it varies. For what the Lutheran Church teaches - the majority teach a literal interpretation. There are likely a few more "liberal" Lutheran Churches and possibly synods that reject a literal account, but I have yet to find any. When you ask "Do Lutherans believe", you're asking something that can't truly be answered any ...
Let me see if I can answer those questions: 1) As stated by "staples", we believe the story to be both literal and symbolic, though some Mormons tend to a little all over the place as to how much is literal and how much is symbolic. 2) The "snake" was lying by telling a half-truth. Yes, Adam and Eve would become "like God" in the sense that they would ...
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