Forum: Adam and Eve
March 10, 2013 4:42PM
Updated: April 12, 2013 6:23AM
In a recent letter in Forum in which she opposes same-sex marriage, Margaret Seiders-Metz wrote that “I still believe in marriage as solely between a man and a woman. When God created Adam, He created Eve for him, not another Adam.”
It is appalling that some people still believe that Adam and Eve were real people. They were not. Human beings evolved from lower life forms. That is a scientific fact.
The Biblical account of Adam, Eve, the talking snake and the Garden of Eden is a story, nothing more.
She ended her letter with a question, “What kind of an example are we setting for the children of today?” The answer is that if we are teaching our children that Adam and Eve actually existed, we are setting a very bad example.