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Adam

The first man and our first father. He, together with Eve, committed the first sin (original sin). This Hebrew name can refer to Adam or mankind in general.

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Eve

The first woman and our first mother. Eve was created from the rib of Adam, and thus woman - unlike the animals - is man's equal and complement

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Christ

Greek for "anointed." This is used in reference to Jesus because he accomplished perfectly the divine mission of Priest, Prophet, and King, signified by his being anointed as Christ.

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Creation

God's bringing things into being out of nothing. Creation is good, but it has been corrupted by sin.

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Eden

The name of the garden in which God placed Adam and Eve.

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Image

A representation such as a statue or picture. Human beings are created in the image of God. Which means they are capable of knowing and loving their Creator in freedom. All human beings have the dignity of people, capable of self-knowledge and entering freely into communion with God and other persons.

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Seth

Adam and Eve's third son and eventual heir. His line carried in the true worship of God in contrast to the evil of Cain

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Cain

Adam and Eve's first son, the murderer of Abel. The Lord put a mark on Cain so that no one would kill him.

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Abel

Adam and Eve's second son. Because his sacrifice was acceptable to God, he was murdered by his envious brother Cain.

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Protoevangelium

From the Greek proto meaning "first" and evaggelos meaning "bringing good news." The first message of good news - the first gospel - is Genesis 3:15 in which the coming of the Messiah and Redeemer is promised.