If you believed the headlines, scientists had proven the existence of Adam and Eve.
Ziony Zevit thinks Genesis holds the answer.
And the free gift is not like the result of that one man's sin.
Yes, oblivion would have been a far kinder fate for them, except, God in His mercy and grace reaches way down to them, restores them, redeems them.
Why did Adam and Eve Fall? The first is, you get to pee standing up.
God realizes he only has two things left, and tells them so.