My first discovery about the Bible

So, apparently, God said there would be war between Woman and the serpent because the serpent tricked Woman into eating from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil. Obviously the serpent is a phallic symbol and this is a war between the sexes. I’m like 5 pages into the Bible and already I find blatant sexism.


1 Comment

  1. maaark said,

    January 16, 2010 at 23:48

    Somehow I wish I could discourage a hostile approach to your venture. There are many books that I might cringe at if I start that way.
    You might consider the cultural context of Canaan/ Mesopotamia and then think of the bible as being similar but contrasting, earthy but transcending.
    grand voyage to you.
    BTW did you hear “This American Life” on NPR this weekend 1/16/010 ?
    Catch it if u can. Great story of 2 children transgender friendship.

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