Knowledge essay - Lauren Dlugosz RelS100 T-Th 11:00 God's Wrath for Knowledge Throughout the bible there are many references to the subject of

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Lauren Dlugosz RelS100 T-Th 11:00 May 26, 2007 God’s Wrath for Knowledge Throughout the bible, there are many references to the subject of knowledge, and how a believer must treat knowledge in order to be righteous. In the beginning of Genesis, God the bible’s first reference to knowledge is revealed through the story of Adam and Eve. God created the first humans and put them in the Garden of Eden, and “God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground…In the middle of the garden were the tree of life and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.” (Genesis 2:9). God later commands the two humans, “you must not eat from the tree of knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat of it you will surely die.” (Genesis 2:17). Immediately, it is told that “knowledge” is forbidden for humans to have according to God. However, when Adam and Eve eventually eat from the tree of knowledge, and cause all of humankind to be born with original sin, the true meaning behind God’s words come into
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course REL S 100 taught by Professor Shabatay during the Fall '08 term at San Diego State.

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