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Serpent was not a Snake

The serpent was not a snake as we know it today, although it was cursed to become one. The serpent was ,according to the Hebrew Bible, aw-room’ or subtle, meaning he had intelligence with a cautious clever character. The serpent in all of his cautiousness was also the most beautiful of beasts and the most […]

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Tree of Learning the Knowledge of Good and Evil

The fruit of the tree of learning the knowledge of good and evil, though often portrayed as an apple, was not an apple. The etymology of the words tree and fruit seems to point to a sort of vine resembling a grape vine, and legend has it that its fragrance extended to a considerable distance. […]

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