Adam may be thought of as a unique collective individual who embodies the complexity and potential that characterizes the human experience.

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Eve is the first woman according to Genesis; she and her partner Adam disobey God and are relegated to a hard life outside Eden.

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Mapping Eden

Mapping Eden

Some Christians have persisted in their quest to locate and identify the biblical garden of Eden.

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The First Murder

The first murder involves jealousy, the firstborn son’s social position, the relationship between farmers and the soil, and the evanescence of human life.

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Bible Odyssey: People, Places, and Passages

Explore the fascinating origins of the Bible and its eventful history. On Bible Odyssey, the world’s leading scholars share the latest historical and literary research on key people, places, and passages of the Bible.

What can we know about the views held by Jesus, the Pharisees, and the Sadducees?

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