Daily Archives: March 13, 2011

Inside or Outside of the Garden?

At church this morning, the sermon was about temptation.  What interested me was the pastor’s interaction with the biblical texts. 1.  Genesis 3:7 says that, after Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit, their eyes were opened, and they realized … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Church, Religion

Three Creation Accounts

In my reading today of Gaia and God: An Ecofeminist Theology of Earth Healing, Rosemary Ruether critiques three influential creation accounts: the Babylonian creation story Enuma Elish, Genesis 1, and Plato’s Timaeus.   For Ruether, Enuma Elish (which, according to … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion, Women's History Month