When Things Go Wrong in the Garden of Eden
Lecture no. 4 from the course: Understanding the Old Testament
Taught by Professor Robert D. Miller II | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
In the story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, explore how ancient Israelites understood the nature of sin. Follow Adam and Eve’s transgression in eating the forbidden fruit and note how this act disrupts both the relationship between the two humans and between humanity and nature. See how the ultimate consequence of the humans’ actions is the loss of fellowship with God.