God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them. -- Genesis 1:27
One way of dealing with the two contradictory creation accounts is to say that the reason there are two different stories is that there were two different creations. This has been a common interpretation historically, and it is still found today.
It does solve a few problems. It explains, for example:
But Pre-Adamite theology has also been used to support racism and anti-Semitism.
"The beast of the earth"
"If a man lie with a beast"
The mark of Cain