Theo WS2 - THEO 001: Worksheet 2 Name: Answer these...

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T HEO 001: Worksheet 2 Name: Answer these questions in compact, error-free writing (approx. 6 sentences per answer), in 1 page only . Gn 2:16-17, regarding the “tree of the knowledge of good and evil.” Why do you think that Adam and Eve are forbidden from eating of it? Does God’s demand not seem to run counter to his creature’s nature? The forbidden tree in the garden symbolizes that all is God’s because he had created so much. When Adam and Eve took the apple from the tree they were taking over God’s territory and trying to become their own “God”. The sin they created after eating the fruit led them to become naked thus showing that God was still the main ruler. I believe God’s demand does agree with his creation because he punished both Adam and Eve after they tried to take over God’s reign, thus showing you must obey God. Regarding Noah (Gn 6—), why did God set the rainbow at the end of that story? At the time when Noah built the ark, he was the only honorable man God could find to
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course THEO 001 taught by Professor Carlson during the Spring '08 term at Marquette.

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