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Adam and Eve would have obviously known they were Naked - they did have EYES remember. But the first two people had just been created in their original state and so they were naked. Genesis 2:25 - "Adam and his wife were both naked, and they felt no shame." When a child comes out of the womb, they are obviously naked. Does a child feel ashamed of being ...


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On Nakedness and Shame In Gen. 2:25, it states "and the two of them were naked" (וַיִּֽהְיוּ שְׁנֵיהֶם עֲרוּמִּים), but it does not say that Adam and Eve knew they were naked (cp. Gen. 3:11). The statement that they were naked is merely an objective fact. Because they did not know they were naked, "they were not ashamed" (וְלֹא יִתְבֹּשָׁשׁוּ) (ibid). Yet, ...


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Considering when he was first created he was literally without sin, having not actually lived before, he would have been perfect for a time there. Also as far a his physical nature was concerned, it was perfect because he had a perfect genetic structure hand made by God and without blemish. Genesis 2:7 - "Then YHWH, God, formed a man from the dust of the ...


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It may not be the only "purpose of life", but it's one of the things that we get to do. "15 The Lord God took the man and placed him in the orchard in Eden to care for it and to maintain it." -- Genesis 2:15 (NET) from: https://lumina.bible.org/bible/Genesis+2 Jesus gives us additional purposes of life in the Gospels: “37 Jesus said to him, “‘Love the ...


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Did God Make Humans To Directly Perform His Will In The Physical Universe? Since God created the physical universe, it would seem unlikely that he has need of our efforts to accomplish things in that universe. Ecclesiastes 12:13 Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. ...


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Another possible interpretation is offered by the 20th Century Catholic theologian Karl Rahner. In Foundations of the Christian Faith he argues that original sin can be thought of as the result of how all humanity is interconnected with one another. The example he uses is buying a banana. Not, on the surface, a "sinful" decision. But if, at the other end of ...


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Yes. In his book, The Problem of Pain, popular Christian author C.S. Lewis discusses Adam's sin in the context of Scientific understanding of his time, which included Darwinism. He presents an understanding in which those creatures, guided by the hand of God, became man. Despite Lewis' prominence in twentieth century Christianity, this particular viewpoint ...



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