Both the first account and the second account are of the same, and only
creation. Each however gives a different viewpoint of the creation. The
first is more general, focusing on the entire creation, while the second is
more specific and focuses on the creation of man. As to whether they were
christians or pagans, I am not sure of your question. At the time there
were neither Jews nor Christians. Adam existed on the highest level of
spirituality without religion like we have today. Chazal (our sages) do
teach that there were other humanoids created but that they lacked the
'breath of life' which gave Adam his unique state among the creations. Some
say these may account for neanderthal man.
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