in the Pentateuch
The Pentateuch (or Torah) encompasses the Bible’s rst ve
books: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuter-
onomy. In these we learn about the world’s creation, its intro-duction to sin, and the early history o God’s chosen people.
From Eden through Israel’s exodus rom Egypt and journey
in the wilderness, angels and demons appear in many memo-rable stories.
The Fall of Humankind
Genesis 2 says Adam and Ee lied in a garden paradise lled withtrees pleasing to the eye and good or ood. Tey lied in a state o innocence, with no nowledge o good and eil, until a being later identied as Satan (see Reelation 12:9; 20:2) successully tempted them to disobey God.