[quote:14b5frr1][quote:14b5frr1]I hope this is helpful:[/quote:14b5frr1]
[color=darkblue:14b5frr1]Not really. I’m already aware of the [b:14b5frr1]state[/b:14b5frr1] [i:14b5frr1]after[/i:14b5frr1] the fall. What you have provided speaks of descendants and after the fall……not before the fall. I’m asking of the nature of those “humans” who were not evolved yet. Say for example this fella: [/color:14b5frr1]
Was he/she fallen? Or was he not “human” yet? What’s the Church’s position if any.[/color:14b5frr1][/quote:14b5frr1]
All humans (endowed with a soul) are desendants of Adam and Eve.
These are doctrines of the Faith:
[i:14b5frr1]”The first man was created by God.”
“The whole human race stems from one single human pair.”[/i:14b5frr1]
Fundamentals of Catholic Doctrine by L. Ott
This is what the Bible says:
“And every plant of the field before it sprung up in the earth, and every herb of the ground before it grew: for the Lord God had not rained upon the earth;and[u:14b5frr1][b:14b5frr1] there was not a man [/b:14b5frr1][/u:14b5frr1]to till the earth.But a spring rose out of the earth, watering all the surface of the earth. And the Lord God formed man of the slime of the earth: and breathed into his face the breath of life, and [b:14b5frr1]man became a living soul[/b:14b5frr1].”Gen 2:5-7
“And Adam called the name of his wife Eve: because she was [b:14b5frr1]the mother of[u:14b5frr1] all[/u:14b5frr1] the living[/b:14b5frr1]”.Gen 3:20
“And hath [b:14b5frr1]made of [u:14b5frr1]one[/u:14b5frr1], all mankind[/b:14b5frr1], to dwell upon the whole face of the earth,”Act 17:26
“She preserved him, that was first formed by God, [b:14b5frr1]the father of the world[/b:14b5frr1], when he was created [u:14b5frr1][b:14b5frr1]alone[/b:14b5frr1][/u:14b5frr1]” Wis 10:1
According to the above Bible verses the father and the mother of all the living/mankind are Adam and Eve.
Therefore every human being that ever lived traces his or her ancestry to Adam and Eve.
[i:14b5frr1]37. When, however, there is question of another conjectural opinion, namely polygenism, the children of the Church by no means enjoy such liberty. For the faithful cannot embrace that opinion which maintains that either after Adam there existed on this earth true men who did not take their origin through natural generation from him as from the first parent of all, or that Adam represents a certain number of first parents. Now it is no no way apparent how such an opinion can be reconciled with that which the sources of revealed truth and the documents of the Teaching Authority of the Church propose with regard to original sin, which proceeds from a sin actually committed by an individual Adam and which, through generation, is passed on to all and is in everyone as his own.[/i:14b5frr1]
http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/pius_ … is_en.html