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Philoctetes                                        's Avatar Jump to comment 29 by Philoctetes

If Adam is a metaphor for humanity, what is the fruit of the tree of knowledge a metaphor for? What is this dreadful crime/sin that all our ancestors committed that required Jesus' death and the need for priests to bugger children?

Sat, 24 Dec 2011 18:18:32 UTC | #902460