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Approaching Eden : Adam and Eve in popular culture

Author: Theresa Sanders
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Inc., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides historical background from Christian, Jewish, and Muslim perspectives to show the relevance and prominence of Adam and Eve's story in life today, where we are inundated with references to the Garden of Eden in popular culture from an early age.
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Named Person: Adam, (Biblical figure); Eve, (Biblical figure)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theresa Sanders
ISBN: 9780742563339 0742563332 9781442200630 1442200634
OCLC Number: 344072996
Description: xi, 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: In the beginning --
And God said --
A helper fit for him --
Fig leaves --
The curse of Adam --
The curse of Eve --
Monkeyshines --
Back to nature --
Paradise regained --
The final frontier.
Responsibility: Theresa Sanders.

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Provides historical background from Christian, Jewish, and Muslim perspectives to show the relevance and prominence of Adam and Eve's story in life today, where we are inundated with references to the Garden of Eden in popular culture from an early age.

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Sanders takes readers through a myriad of sources, ranging from medieval Jewish legends about Lilith to episodes of The Simpsons and movies such as Pleasantville (1998)... Recommended. CHOICE, April Read more...

 
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