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God created all the animals from dust, but when it came to creating Eve, God took one of Adam's ribs. This is so Adam would cherish her as his own. (Gen 2:23) “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh" Though I would not call it cloning, God most likely did take genetic materials from Adam. The degree of modification is not revealed to us. ...


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From a footnote of Fr. Garrigou-Lagrange's Essence & Topicality of Thomism: Some teach more or less explicitly that the material world would naturally evolve toward the spiritual, or that likewise the spiritual world would evolve naturally or quasi-naturally toward the supernatural order, as if Baius had been right. The world would be thereby in ...


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From what I understand, eternal life is only eternal if we continue eating from the tree of life. So we are not not immortal beings unless we are partakers of the tree of life, if we do not partake then we will perish.


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I believe, people used apple to symbolize the fruit because of its uniqueness, and the mentality that the condition "eat" synonymous to taking a "bite". Also the fruit was attractive as the bible mentioned that the woman saw that it was "pleasant" to the eyes... "And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, ...


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You seem to be laboring under a misconception. God did not make Adam as dominant over Eve. They were created as equals. All Scripture is quoted from the King James translation. Genesis 2:18 And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him. the original word used here was: עֵזֶר ...


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This is a very good question that goes straight to the root cause of our need for Salvation. First, what does it mean "The fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil?" When I was young, this confused me. What could be so bad about knowing what is good and what is evil? Adam was created first. Eve was created by using one of Adam's ribs. Adam and Eve ...



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