Idiotic ‘Bible Scholar’ claims that Eve was created from Adam’s penis bone
A new book of Biblical scholarship suggests a somewhat different interpretation of Eve’s origins in the Book of Genesis.
Bible scholars are not generally known for producing viral or sexy content.
But American Jewish University professor Ziony Zevit is causing a stir with a new book suggesting that in Genesis, Eve was made from a bone in Adam’s penis — not his rib, as we have all been taught.
In What Really Happened in the Garden of Eden, Zevit, who is Distinguished Professor of Biblical Literature and Northwest Semitic Languages at the Bel-Air, California, university, makes the case for the baculum, which means penis bone.
The, ahem, thrust of his argument, which is also featured in a recent article in Biblical Archaeology Review, is that the account in the first book of the Bible is the only place where the Hebrew word “tzela” is translated as “rib.” Elsewhere, it is used to mean the side of something.
In addition, the thinking goes, men have the same number of ribs as do women — and the ribs are symmetrical — so how could one have been taken from the first man? Furthermore, while human penises have no bones, penises of many other mammals do.
Not everyone is convinced, however. Writing in Haaretz, journalist Elon Gilad says Zevit’s explanation is “even more unlikely than the
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