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The Creation of man – II (Genesis chap. 2, verse 7)

…  and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being what kind of being will be a statue made with dust of soil? A being well illustrated by Mighelangelo inside the Sixtine Chapel. A nice boy, but seemingly tired and almost lifeless, waiting for a…

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The Creation of man – I (Genesis chap. 2, verse 7)

Then the Lord God formed a man from the dust of the ground … Compared to the first version of the story of creation (cf. Gen 1:27) we observe a significant difference. In the first chapter of Genesis “God created mankind in his own image.” Gen 1:27 doesn’t tell what was the result of God’s activity; the text merely says…

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Creation of Man III (Genesis chap. 1, vers. 27)

“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.” Sexual distinction il also created. The plural in v. 27 (“he created them”) is intentionally contrasted with the singular (“him”) and prevents one from assuming the creation of…

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