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A Sinister Whisper

It’s an old story
but it is being replayed every day in millions of hearts.

God: You are free to eat from any tree in the garden, but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat of it you will surely die. 221 more words

Tree of Knowledge, Tree of Life


Case: 38-280-47

Session: 1

Date: 8-21-14

I’m Dr. Radowicz. Pleased to meet you. Are you comfortable there? May I get you a glass of water, or a cup of something hot? 1,022 more words


The Tree of Knowledge

I think I have swallowed too many seeds as a little girl
Or maybe it was always there,
Growing inside me, unattended.
And I’d call it the tree of knowledge, 429 more words

Insights And Downfalls

Blast that apple! Or, how the tree of knowledge was his biggest mistake

This post needs an additional sub-heading ‘Or was it?’ for reasons that will become clear by the end.

Many a child has been told about the Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve, that pesky snake and the forbidden fruit.  1,717 more words


What Really Happened...

Eve looked slightly suspicious, “You’re telling me that eating something as simple as this fruit would give me, and by extension, all of my decedents-the knowledge of good and evil; notions which at this point I certainly have no conception of?” 1,530 more words


"Children in Paradise": Gregory of Nazianzus on Gen 2-3

If there’s one thing I know about the early chapters of Genesis, it’s that they often raise far more questions than they do answers; not surprisingly, modern interpreters still struggle to make even the most basic of decisions, such as how we should categorize these chapters with respect to genre. 492 more words

Patristic Commentary

Adam, Eve, God and the tree

God: ……So, to sum up, don’t eat from that tree.

Adam: And why not again?

God: Because it is the tree of knowledge of good and evil. 722 more words