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Saturday, February 16 • 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Eve and Adam in the Garden

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This literary reading of Genesis 2-3, inspired by a feminist perspective, offers interpretations of Eve and Adam that run counter to traditional views. The reading challenges the common assertions that woman tempted man, woman is subordinate to him, and that he has license to rule over her. To the contrary, the story presents the human couple as equal in creation, responsibility and outcome.

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Phyllis Trible

Phyllis Trible is an internationally-known biblical scholar and leader in text-based exploration of women and gender in scripture. She is currently University Professor at Wake Forest School of Divinity and was formerly Baldwin Professor of Sacred Literature at Union Theological Seminary. The author... Read More →

Saturday February 16, 2013 3:30pm - 4:45pm EST
Woodbridge ballroom level