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The Theology of Sexuality in the Beginning: Genesis 1-2

  title={The Theology of Sexuality in the Beginning: Genesis 1-2},
  author={Richard M. Davidson},
  journal={Andrews University Seminary Studies},
The creation accounts (Gen 1-2) coupled with the portrayal of disruption and divine judgment presented in Gen 3 have been described as of seminal character and determinative for a biblical theology of human sexuality. In a previous article we focused upon the theology of sexuality in the creation accounts. Now we will explore the theological insights on sexuality emerging from Gen 3. Two basic issues related to sexuality call for our attention in Gen 3. The first concerns the contention by some… 

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