Joel Wentz

contending for thoughtful Christianity

THE CURSE! (Reading & respecting Genesis 3)

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And here it is, everyone's favorite Bible passage, the part that you couldn't wait to analyze: THE CURSE. We finally get a glimpse of the outcome of the human's disobedience. And today, this passage is relentlessly pointed at by atheists/skeptics as evidence that we need to ditch the Bible (it's so savage and primitive!) and by fundamentalist Christians as evidence that God approves of things like patriarchy. But might there be something deeper going on?? Spoiler alert: there is!

Join for a brief exploration of what the writer of Genesis is REALLY trying to capture in this famous passage. You just might find yourself respecting it.....