Category Archives: Mythology of the Eden Story

Discusses the biblical Eden story from a mythological perspective, using topics from my book, The Mythology of Eden, and other topics.

Christ’s Resurrection and our Redemption: A Mytho-Psychological View of Easter

In the last of my Easter posts from last year about the mythological aspects of the holiday, I focused on the meaning of Christ’s resurrection in mytho-psychological terms and what this means for our own spirituality, concluding that our resurrection … Continue reading

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Christmas Mythology V: Luke’s Christmas Story

Yesterday’s post covered the mythological elements of the Christmas story unique to Matthew, so today I’m doing the same for Luke. The Story of the Shepherds and Jesus in the Manger In Luke’s story the adoration scene features shepherds rather … Continue reading

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My Lecture at Theosophical Society on Esoteric Christianity and the Garden of Eden Story Now Available on YouTube and the Society’s Website

The video of my October 29 lecture at the Theosophical Society in America about Esoteric Christianity and the Garden of Eden Story (including my PowerPoint slides) is now up on YouTube, as well as on the Society’s Website. It is … Continue reading

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My New Mythology Interview Was Just Posted

This past Sunday the 24th I gave an hour-long interview on the MythicistMilwaukee Show, in which I discussed the mythological symbols in the biblical Garden of Eden story that hold the keys to its meaning, as elaborated more fully in … Continue reading

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Jung in the Garden of Eden

My readers may be interested in my article that just came out in the scholarly depth psychology periodical DepthInsights.  It is entitled Jung in the Garden of Eden: A Myth of the Transformation of Consciousness (click here to see it).  In … Continue reading

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Yahweh’s Divorce from the Goddess Asherah in the Garden of Eden

Hebrew Bible scholars have long recognized that the writer who penned the story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden and much other narrative in the first 5 books of the Hebrew Bible (called the Pentateuch, or Torah) … Continue reading

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The Mythical Serpent in the Garden of Eden

The serpent in the Garden of Eden is one of the most intriguing figures in world mythology. Serpent symbolism in general is probably the most complex, seemingly inconsistent, and fascinating mythological symbolism around. The reasons have to do with the … Continue reading

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The Sacred Trees in the Garden of Eden

Since my book about the Adam and Eve story, The Mythology of Eden, is just coming out, I’ll devote some of my posts over the ensuing weeks and months to intriguing questions arising from that story. I’ll start here with … Continue reading

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