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By Paul Morris

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This number of essays through remarkable students bargains a special, multi-faceted method of the certainty of the backyard tale. beginning with the motifs, context, constitution and language of the biblical textual content itself, the chapters hint the Jewish and Christian exegetical traditions, and advancements in literature and iconography. this can be a useful ebook for college kids and students of bible study, theology, literature, paintings heritage and the psychology of religion.>

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220-65. 10. Landy, Paradoxes, pp. 242-43. 11. M. Fishbane, Text and Texture: Close Readings of Selected Biblical Texts (New York: Schocken Books, 1979), p. 17. 12. P. Goodman, Kafka's Prayer (New York: Schocken Books, 1976), p. 29. 13. M. Buber, Good and Evil (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952), p. 80. THE PARADISE MYTH: INTERPRETING WITHOUT JEWISH AND CHRISTIAN SPECTACLES Calum M. Carmichael No sophisticated biblical scholar, standing aside from Jewish or Christian tradition, today interprets the paradise story as a fall into a chasm from a state of innocence and bliss.

When reading this section we inevitably consider it under the heading 'the Fall'. In this we are strongly influenced by Christian understandings of these chapters. In such a context it is probably no coincidence that the chapter divisions, which belong to a Christian version of the text, start at ch. 3 with the story of the snake and the subsequent temptation, whereas in the Hebrew text there is no division at this point at all. 15. At that point there is a textual separation between the verses relating the punishment of the snake and the verse about the punishment of the woman.

12. Wedding Preparations in the Country (trans. E. Kaiser and E. Wilkins; London: Seeker & Warburg, 1954), p. 85. This theme of the loss of the universal language has a long and complex tradition, especially among the post-Herder Romantics, and the disciples, the late eighteenth-century mythologists and linguists in their search for 'the Vulgate of Eden', the ursprache—Adamic speech—see G. Steiner, After Babel (London: Faber & Faber, 1975), pp. 58ff. The most influential 'contemporary 1 figure in this line of thinking IS Walter Benjamin, the Jcwishmessianic, Marxist theorist (One-Way Street and Other Writings [trans.

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