man and woman-exegesis of biblical texts

At present I have articles under the two main categories GENESIS 1 to 5 AND 1 CORINTHIANS 11. There is also a third category DRAFT ARTICLES which is some of the preliminary work to the main completed articles.

GENESIS 1 to 5 articles

A Introduction to Genesis 1 to 5.

A1. Article. What is driving my approach to Genesis 1 to 2?

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A2. Article. Introduction to and Summary of the 5 Article Series “And God said: Let us make Adam in Our image“. This is the short version summarising the 5 Article Series.. It is helpful to read this first to get an overview of what I am arguing. Click this link.

B. 5 Article Series ( Articles 1 to 5) entitled And God said “Let us make Adam in Our image”.

There are also two additional articles with extra more detailed material (Appendix 1a and 1b). Appendix 1a is the where I go in great detail about each use of the term “adam” and “ha-adam” in Genesis 1 to 5.

Article B1. Is it really mankind who is the image of God?

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Article B2. The enigma of Adam being singular and plural.

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Article B3. The solution to the enigma and the content of the image of God.

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Article B4. The details of gender and the image of God.

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Article B5. Adam the image of God – the key to knowing God.

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Appendix B1a. Notes and analysis on all the instances of “adam” and “ha-adam” in Genesis 1 to 5.

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Appendix B1b. NASB Text of Genesis 1:26 to 5:6 modified to distinguish the words “adam”, “ha-adam” and “ish” and to show all 33 instances of “adam” and “ha-adam”. Click this link.

1 CORINTHIANS 11 articles

I am currently revising this section. When I am finished I will include here a list of the articles and links to them.

My name is Neil Kearns. I am a 63 year old Christian layman from Australia. Many years ago I did some theological studies at Moore Theological College in Sydney. I can be contacted at

The aim is to look at the Bible passages that speak of man and woman. Such passages examined, in time, will include Genesis 1 & 2 & 3 to 5, Psalm 8, 1 Corinthians 11:1-16, 1 Corinthians 14, 1 Timothy 2:8-15, 1 Timothy 3 Titus 2:1-10, Titus 1:5-9, 1 Peter 2:13 to 3:7.