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Adam and Eve were given only one restriction but they were also given a few instructions. They were to "tend and dress" the garden, and they were to multiply and replenish the earth. Failure to do these things would also have been contrary to the word of God and thus a sin. Eating of the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil was the only sin ...


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While everyone aware of 6 days of creation only waiting for the ceremony next day marked as day 7, all of a sadden day 7 was sanctified then God privately created lonely Adam with extra nostril blow, remember all creatures were male and female but for Adam came to be alone... seems the holy war was in its ignition as you can see Adam was prepared for battle ...


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The Catholic Church teaches, in the decisions of the 1909 Pontifical Biblical Commission (Latin original), that at least The first three Chapters of Genesis contain narratives that correspond to objectively real and historically true events (rerum vere gestarum narrationes quae scilicet obiectivae realitati et historicae veritati respondeant), no myths, ...


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As I am not a Catholic I may not have the right to answer this question. My practicing Catholic brothers and sisters are more qualified than I am qualified to answer it. Anyway, I will take a stab at it. As of your question 'has the Catholic Church outlined specific Biblical passages which should not be taken literally' the answer is there is no official ...


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I am adding a bit more to this question as this view point has not been explored in the other answers: Genesis 2:1-3: Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. And God blessed the seventh day, ...


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Many people reason that Eve was not created on the 'sixth day' because there are two quite separate creation stories in Genesis - verses 1:1-2:4a (attributed by scholars to the Priestly Source) and verses 2:4b-25 (attributed to the Yahwist). The first story says that man and female were both created on the sixth day, but does not mention Eve. The second ...


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The biblical basis for the belief that Eve was created on the sixth day is in Genesis 1:27,31. It results from confusion between the first creation story (Genesis 1:1-2:4a), credited by many biblical scholars to the Priestly Source, and the second creation story (Genesis 2:4b-25), widely credited to the Yahwist source. Leon R. Kass explains, in The ...



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