Religion: The Case For The Creation Story Of Adam And Eve

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Despite the fact that any given religion in the world has many contradicting beliefs, most of them appear from the outside to contain only single-minded doctrines. This is the case for the creation story of Adam and Eve. Most know the tale of Eve being created from Adam’s rib, despite there being an alternate story about the simultaneous creation of man and woman. The first story treats man and woman as equal, who live in harmony with each other and the animals in the garden of Eden. The second depicts Eve as a “helper” to Adam, and details the deception of Eve by the serpent and the downfall of man. Both of these stories are contained within the Bible, so why is one more well-known than the other?
Some may argue the story of separate creation
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