First Farmers, an opportunity for an exciting new world. The Bible in Hebrew; the original interpretations of
"The story of Adam and Eve--or more accurately, the human and its
division into husband and wife-is the most considered story of the
Hebrew Bible. From the theological explorations of St. Paul,
Augustine and the Talmudic rabbis to John Milton's Paradise Lost
to the division of evolutionists and creationists, it is a story of highest
significance. Or is it?
Is it possible that the most consistent reading of the story has been
ignored for twenty centuries? If we carefully withdraw from our
understandings of the story what is not actually in the story, we are
left with a narrative that can hold together without the interpretive
strictures and weavings of either Rabbinic Judaism or Apostolic
Christianity. It is true that the resulting narrative reading would not be
consistent with those religious traditions, but it allows the reader to
incorporate all the elements of the narrative-a goal that cannot be
realized within the traditional readings." A list of ten important things that the original Hebrew of the biblical story of Adam and Eve does not include?
1.any of the following words: "tempt" (jSn); "temptation"; "sin"
or "sinless"; "paradise" (sdrP); "Fall"; "judgment"; "perfect" or
The other ten items are listed and discussed at:
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