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The stories of Adam and Eve and creation in Genesis are not literal

Danny Treacy (November 22) is correct that all serious scientists accept the theories of cosmological and biological evolution on the basis of very good evidence, frequently described for many years on TV, so the stories of Adam and Eve and creation in Genesis are not literal, but in the meaning of the word myth are expressing a profound truth in the archaic language used by the authors.

DUP has no interest in research that questions its right-wing ideology

Brian Feeney  – ‘Some unionists have blind spot for political opinions of academics’ (November 6) – points out that any opinions expressed by academics that question the union or talk about Irish unification are ‘vehemently’ objected to and the reputations of those academics vilified.