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Comment 6 by Jos Gibbons

Alexander’s piece begins its errors in its title:

We are not descended from Adam and Eve – but still, Jesus was born to save us

The Bible explicitly says it was to save us from the original sin of the aforementioned non-existent people >– so no, the idea won’t work. But Alexander’s preoccupations lie elsewhere:

Thank you Jos, that is the fundamental flaw in the argument. If Adam & Eve didn't exist, then where does original sin come from?

No Adam & Eve, no original sin.

No original sin, no need of a saviour.

Sat, 24 Dec 2011 13:34:19 UTC | #902379