Help me understand better these biblical conundrums.
June 26, 2007 3:38 PM Subscribe
I wish to continue a question that I posed in another thread
to perhaps get some idea what others (either religious and not) thought of these two biblical situations...
posted by UnclePlayground to Religion & Philosophy (39 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
From what I know for certain, the biblical christian god created only two human beings who he named Adam and Eve. There was no other person on the planet, no Georges or Christines.
So Adam and Eve were capable of having their own children. No problem there. So now we have two adult parents and possibly a multitude of children.
What happened then?
Was God's grand plan to populate the Earth's human race through incest?
And later in the thread from Cool Papa Bell at 2:55 PM on June 25...
"Keep going with that idea and you run into another genetic bottleneck when you come to Noah and his family. Every human being on earth was wiped out by the flood, right? So we're all descended from Noah and his family.
So how do you explain black folks, Asian folks and Native Americans? Was Noah's family the ultimate multi-racial family, or what?"
This is NOT intended to incite religious arguing, but to perhaps