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What Happened in a Garden in Eden Part 1

This is the first part of the “What Happened in a Garden in Eden” discussion between Rabbi Jeffrey Leynor and Jim Myers. Their linguistic approach to Bible study allows the ancient Hebrew text to tell its own story – and its story is very different from the stories that have been told by religious institutions. This video covers Genesis 2:4b to 2:17 (19:36 minutes).

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