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Epic Heroes and the Timidity of the Garden of Eden Myth

Gilgamesh, Gnosticism, and the fear of human progress

Photo by ANDREAS BODEMER on Unsplash

The Garden of Eden story in Genesis is an odd Rorschach test in that the story’s simplicity and universal themes have lent themselves to endless interpretations.

But the myth isn’t as subjective and poetically inspired as it might seem since that story is…

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