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Ch Essay #1 - Wallace 1 Joe Wallace CH201-Mardock Alison...

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Wallace 1 Joe Wallace CH201-Mardock Alison Berry 9/14/08 Women as the Weaker Sex For thousands of years the Old Testament has been a holy reference for mankind. The Old Testament means something different to everyone who reads it. Debate over the meaning of the different books in the Bible will continue for the rest of time. However, some people live their lives over what is portrayed in the Old Testament and use many of the lessons in it as standards to govern their lives. The book of Genesis contains the creation story and the tale of how humans came to be on earth. The story of Adam and Eve tells the tale of two human beings who fall from a state of bliss to one of hardship and work. If it had not been for the consumption of the apple by both Adam and Eve, they would not have been banished from the Garden of Eden to start a difficult life. Many people have different opinions on whose fault it was that Adam and Eve were sent to live elsewhere. However, it seems that Eve takes most of the blame in Genesis, thereby putting women at a standard that has been below men for most all of history. Eve is unfairly held responsible for the actions of both her and Adam and is chastised in the rest
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course COMM 88 taught by Professor Jansma during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.

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