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The Two Versions Of Creation The two versions of creation in the beginning of Genesis can be distinguished in various ways The two stories differed in how they were told how humans were created a humans purpose in life and the image and role that God played In Genesis I God seemed more distant from humankind and man and woman are considered equal In Genesis II God seems to be more of a father figure and man seems to be more superior than woman Both versions were the same in the way that humans felt that it was their duty to serve God and to do what God wants The story The Fall From Innocence shows that humans who dishonored and disobeyed God were punished In both the second story of creation and the story The Fall From Innocence women are looked down upon and viewed as inferior to men Genesis the first book of the Bible tells of the beginning of the world from the time when God created the heaven and the earth This first story of creation Genesis I tells what is created day by day In this story men and women were both created in Gods image and likeness Human purpose in life was to have dominion over everyone else The humans were portrayed as individuals who needed to be stronger or more powerful than every other living thing God said Let us make humankind in our image according to our likeness and let them have a dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the air and over the cattle and over all the wild animals of the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps upon the earth Humans were also given the responsibility to look after and take care of everything they owned In Genesis I God seemed more delighted pleasant and upbeat to be giving and creating the things he presented the humans
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