My monthly reblog of an older post.
This is not about the modern cultural war between the Biblical and Scientific fact that gender is binary and genetic and cannot change (no matter how much you mutilate your body), and the pseudoscientific left-wing lunacy that gender is fluid and can be changed. It is instead the controversial subject of Adam’s gender at creation – and a couple of other related subjects.
You might be thinking, “Well, Adam was created a male, wasn’t he? Problem solved.” Not quite. As we shall see from the Hebrew grammar, while Adam was not created female, he was not created male, either. Dr A Nyland, a language scholar, explains in an endnote of her book Complete Books of Enoch: 1 Enoch (First Book of Enoch, 2 Enoch (Secrets of Enoch), 3 Enoch (Hebrew Book of Enoch):
Adam, the first human. Adam is a word which simply means “human.” The above statement demonstrates…
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