Talk:Adam and Eve

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In the sections narrating the Genesis account of the Garden and the Fall, use YHWH instead of God.[edit]

This would make the article supremely faithful to the original Hebraic piece, and possibly more neutral.GreenessItself (talk) 16:33, 13 April 2016 (UTC)

let,s not. It is confusing and not necessarily more faithful, we'd need evidence for that. And why add JHVH as a spelling? For that matter, why not Yahweh? We don't have a policy of neutrality. WP:NPOV is not the same as neutrality. Doug Weller talk 18:06, 14 April 2016 (UTC)
The Jewish Study Bible uses "Lord God" in this section; notes on YHWH are only given in marginal notes. So, yes, let's stick with "God". Thanks, Isambard Kingdom (talk) 19:01, 14 April 2016 (UTC)

Piping God in Abrahamic religions to YHWH instead of God a bad idea[edit]

How is this justified? Doug Weller talk 18:08, 14 April 2016 (UTC)

GreenessItself sockpuppetry[edit]

Wikipedia:Sockpuppet investigations/Gonzales John - not sure if anyone wants to revert all the way back but it can be done. Doug Weller talk 16:11, 17 April 2016 (UTC)

"There is no physical evidence that Adam and Eve ever literally existed"[edit]

Helping this article with evidence that Adam and Eve ever existed is the Monarchy! All Royals came from Adam and Eve Ur of the Ziggurat of Ur who are prime examples of Royalty and their bloodline connecting all and current Royals around the world to Iraq and the Bible. So, what we have here is Royalty and proof Adam and Eve existed and so should Royalty be mentioned in the Article as such living evidence. Thank you for your cooperation. (talk) 02:38, 1 September 2016 (UTC)

Does the Bible actually say that God banished 'the human'?[edit]

Second paragraph, last sentence, 'the man' was changed to 'the human'. My Bible says 'the man'. Is this change according to an actual translation of scripture or is it someone's opinion? Thanks. Nameshmame (talk) 04:54, 18 September 2016 (UTC)

The Orthodox Jewish Bible says, "24 So He drove out HaAdam; and He placed miKedem (at the east) of the Gan Eden HaKeruvim, and a flaming cherev which was ever-turning, to be shomer over the Derech Etz HaChayyim (the Way of the Tree of Life, see Yn 14:6 on Derech)." HaAdam refers to mankind or humanity; the Hebrew word for man is Ish. YoPienso (talk) 22:37, 18 September 2016 (UTC)

Lead image[edit]

The current lead image depicts Adam and Eve as having European features, and does not really do the myth's Middle Eastern origin justice. I've decided to replace it with a Middle Eastern depiction. Any negative reactions? (talk) 06:45, 25 September 2016 (UTC)

The lead image should represent the story itself. So is the image you are proposing to use Jewish/Hebrew in some way? Isambard Kingdom (talk) 10:08, 25 September 2016 (UTC)

It is Middle Eastern, and thus much closer to being Hebrew than any Western Christian artwork. (talk) 10:29, 25 September 2016 (UTC)

The Rubens picture helps to illustrate the article for most readers. The proposed File:Adam and Eve from a copy of the Falnama.jpg doesn't. -- Michael Bednarek (talk) 12:23, 25 September 2016 (UTC), I'd welcome an image that reflects ancient Jewish heritage. This might appear early on in the article. A recognizable image is best for the lead. But this image you favor doesn't cut it. Isambard Kingdom (talk) 12:55, 25 September 2016 (UTC)

Elohim and Yahweh as polytheistic gods[edit]

I think the article should make it clear that Elohim and Yahweh were polthistic deities, and not be sunject to pro-Christian bias. It miht confuse readers, but appealing to reader's egos is less important than telling them the truth. Any oppositions? (talk) 06:45, 25 September 2016 (UTC)

You introduced a number of spelling errors. More importantly, your unsourced editorialising about God/Elohim/Yahweh is unacceptable in this article. This has been discussed & rejected before; see above. -- Michael Bednarek (talk) 12:23, 25 September 2016 (UTC)

All right, I see. (talk) 07:58, 26 September 2016 (UTC)