A Different Reading of the garden of Eden Story
Traditionalists see the story of the Garden of Eden as (it is called by Christians) “The Fall of Man” or “The Fall of Mankind”. Moreover, tradition puts the blame on the woman who seduced her (pure) husband to eat from the Tree-of-Knowledge-of-Good-and-
However, as we will see, the text does not support any of these traditions. We will look at the text carefully and see what can be deduced from it, without the “baggage” of hundreds of years of interpretations.