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Q: Do women have more ribs than men?
A: One of the most persistent arguments used by many to “prove” the Bible is true is that women have more ribs than men. This “fact” is glibly repeated over coffee and donuts or innocently recited to children in Sunday School. After all, the Bible does say that woman was made from one of Adam’s ribs.
These verses tell us how God made the first woman. But would women from that point have more ribs than men? No.
If someone accidentally cut off a finger or lost an arm or leg in an accident, would we expect children he had after the loss to be missing a finger, arm, or leg? If a man has an appendix or gall bladder removed, would his children be born without these organs? Of course, no one would even suggest such a thing. However, in the case of Adam and his rib, this unsupportable concept continues to be propagated.
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News to Note Quick Look
Lucy’s butcher: Did the friends and family of supposed ape-woman “Lucy” use tools to butcher meat for meals? Read more.
There’s no place like mica: Evolutionists continue to speculate about where life began. The latest answer? Between sheets of the geological substance mica. Read more.
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