From the July/August, 2018 issue of Touchstone
bible Listening to Eve by Judith Anderson

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Listening to Eve

Judith Anderson on the Brevity & Theology of Her Recorded Words

Literature, visual art, film, psychology, and other fields would be substantially diminished without the story of the biblical Eve. References to her are plentiful and span generations. The tones and hues may differ, but many of these references are predicated on a notion of scandalous womanhood.

Scripture plainly reveals Adam's misstep in listening to Eve. Scripture also records Eve's words—to the serpent and to God—before and after the Fall. And the record of these words encourages us to listen to Eve not in censorious ju . . .


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