The original question was: If the tiger and lion were intelligently designed, why are they able to interbreed, but create only sterile offspring? The same is true with horse and donkey, they produce sterile offspring. Why? Answer by Diane Eager We need to start by asking just why we think these animals should be able […]
The original question was: I have noticed that the Hebrew word ‘min’, translated into English as kind, is used many times in association with plants and animals being commanded by God to ‘multiply ‘after their own kind’, but and as far as I can tell, it is never used in reference to ‘Man’ – how […]
Answer by John Mackay In Genesis you find no specific instruction given to Adam and Eve to produce “after their own kind”, as all the other creatures are told (beginning with Genesis 1:11). But you do find the instruction for man to multiply and fill the earth (Genesis 1:28). This instruction was repeated to Noah […]
INCEST: How did the population increase after Adam and Eve if God doesn’t allow brother sister marriages?
The original question was: Does the bible support brother and sister sexual relationships? If not, how did the population ever increase after Adam and Eve? Answer by Diane Eager Genesis is very clear that God created one man, Adam, and one woman, Eve. Eve was given this name by Adam because she was “the mother […]
Answer by John Mackay The hidden assumption within this question is that animal reproduction is both natural and autonomous: male plus female = offspring. The Biblical picture is quite different. So let us take into consideration what God who made animals, plants and all life says about how creatures multiply and fill the earth. Let’s […]
How is human population really controlled?
Is this science fiction or science fact?