The Bible Peel

004. The Tree of Life & The Tree of Good and Bad (Genesis 2)

July 03, 2020 Payton & Tracy Season 1 Episode 4
The Bible Peel
004. The Tree of Life & The Tree of Good and Bad (Genesis 2)
Chapters
The Bible Peel
004. The Tree of Life & The Tree of Good and Bad (Genesis 2)
Jul 03, 2020 Season 1 Episode 4
Payton & Tracy

Summary
The choice of the tree is often not between what is good and what is bad. Rather, the choice we often face is between what is good and what seems good. In this week of The Bible Peel, Payton and Tracy discuss the two trees in the center of the Garden of Eden: The Tree of Life and The Tree of Knowledge of Good and Bad.

Talking Points
Significance of Trees; The Tree of Life and The Tree of Knowledge of Good and Bad; The Choice; Tav vs. Ra; God's Wisdom vs. Our Wisdom; Suffering and the Choice.

References
Bible Project: The Tree of Life
Blog: The Tree of Life: Lost but Not Forgotten
The First Translation: John Goldingay
The Pentateuch as Narrative: A Biblical-Theological Commentary: John Sailhamer

Show Notes

Summary
The choice of the tree is often not between what is good and what is bad. Rather, the choice we often face is between what is good and what seems good. In this week of The Bible Peel, Payton and Tracy discuss the two trees in the center of the Garden of Eden: The Tree of Life and The Tree of Knowledge of Good and Bad.

Talking Points
Significance of Trees; The Tree of Life and The Tree of Knowledge of Good and Bad; The Choice; Tav vs. Ra; God's Wisdom vs. Our Wisdom; Suffering and the Choice.

References
Bible Project: The Tree of Life
Blog: The Tree of Life: Lost but Not Forgotten
The First Translation: John Goldingay
The Pentateuch as Narrative: A Biblical-Theological Commentary: John Sailhamer