Lilith and Eve: Part One

Originally posted on Kit Perriman:
? (Painting: Dante Gabriel Rossetti) According to the Jewish Midrash’s  explanation for the two separate accounts of the Creation Story, Adam’s first wife was a woman called Lilith.  She was made of the same soil as man and therefore was his equal.  But when Adam tried to dominate Lilith she rebelled, fled the Garden of…