Re: [MOL] Chris [00588] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] Chris



Good grief, Miss Joicy, you are one smart cookie!!

Carol in Memphis


On Sun, 06 Aug 2000 19:35:50 -0400 Joicy <joicy@erols.com> writes:
> 
> Great question, Chris. Two thoughts that may help it to make sense. 
> As you
> know it's a very brief story that relies heavily on symbols to "tell 
> a lot
> with a little." I don't think the writer was by any means limiting 
> Adam and
> Eve to what they would have to endure, but selecting images that 
> perhaps
> most vividly represented their roles as male and female. The second 
> thing is
> that many scholars believe that this was not so much given as a 
> curse, but
> simply a statement of the reality they would face once out of the 
> garden.
> Make sense? Love, joicy
> > 
> > Joicy, you have so much insight!  I love reading your posts - and 
> forwarding
> > them to my sister.  But speaking of Adam & Eve here's a question 
> for you: we
> > know that they were punished and Adam told he will suffer hard 
> labor to earn
> > his keep and Eve's punishment was the pain of childbirth.  So how 
> come
> > modern-day "Eves" everywhere have to endure *both* curses????  :)  
> My boss
> > can't answer that one.   -chris
> 
>
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