A-Z: General definitions: Eden (Garden of)


Genesis describes a garden, created by God (Genesis 2:8-10) and inhabited by humanity (Genesis 3:8-9). However, when Adam and Eve sinned they were evicted from the garden (Genesis 3:23). The idea is associated with innocence, perfection, fecundity and harmony.

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Big ideas: Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve, 'Second Adam'

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