Gen 2:17: Dying thou shalt die

Polycarp66 at aol.com Polycarp66 at aol.com
Wed Aug 23 06:01:15 EDT 2000


In a message dated 8/22/2000 12:51:26 PM Central Standard Time, 
lizfried at umich.edu writes:

<< The story is not about the origin of evil (for that you have to
 wait till Gen 6:1). The story is about what it means to be
 a human being: it means to be different from the animals
 in that you have moral discernment, and yet to be different
 from the gods by being mortal.  
  >>

Not quite that long.  You're forgetting Cain & Abel.  There's that rather 
enigmatic sentence in Gen 4.7 

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