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We received quite a few questions/concerns surrounding the phrase, "Eden is a high mountain garden" in our latest video in the Spiritual Beings series. Here's the video: bit.ly/2X9JxvT

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@timmackie has issued a clarifying statement (see thread below).

Eden is a high mountain garden?

Yep. This idea surprised me too when I first encountered it in the work of Jon Levenson, "Sinai and Zion." (Link to book: amzn.to/2EiCauO)
But I then discovered it was all over the Bible and noticed by Jewish and Christian readers for thousands of years. So where in the Bible is Eden described this way?

(1) In Genesis 2:8-14, we read of Eden as a region in which God plants a garden,
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#BIN #CivilizaciónContraBarbarie.- 1. No quiero ser simplista, pues todo entramado social es complejo, pero el de #Venezuela parece serlo más aún. Sin embargo, si echamos una mirada al proceso de formación de la nacionalidad venezolana, encontraremos, al menos, una constante...
#BIN #CivilizaciónContraBarbarie.-
2. Esa constante, mantenida durante 520 años, es la lucha sin fin que, en el seno de la "sociedad" venezolana, mantiene la civilización contra la barbarie, sin decir con ello que "nosotros" somos la civilización y "ellos" la barbarie...
#BIN #CivilizaciónContraBarbarie.-
3. Haré un repaso breve por los hechos y por los siglos, sin ínfulas de historiador, hasta llegar a #RómuloGallegos, quien en toda su obra, a través de metáforas, parábolas y prosopopeyas, simplemente retrató esta lucha eterna en #Venezuela...
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