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Lightbulb The Bible and Tarot


The article in the Hub for Tarot and Oracle Self-Publishers and Collectors on http://www.tarotpublisher.com/?p=54 is an extraordinary story about the Tree of Knowledge in the Garden of Eden, the place where the Fool started his quest for knowledge. What is the deep meaning of the Hermes Trismegistus’s phrase ‘as above so below’: ancient astronomical knowledge was coded in the Bible, the precession, and old gods, etc. Highly recommended for those tarotists who believe that Tarot is not ‘for entertainment only,' but for discovering the Path. Amazing!
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I can't get past the fact that this author calls it the "Tree of knowledge" when the Bible clearly says "Tree of the knowledge of good and evil." The former implies Adam and Eve were punished for seeking knowledge; but it wasn't knowledge per se, but the knowledge of good and evil. Many so-called Bible authorities do this and it drives me nuts.
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The article looks like an introduction. I waited for something more substantial and it didn't come. Quoting bits from the Bible doesn't prove a link. The Hebrew Bible is much older than the rest of cultural topoi the article wants to connect it to.
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I can't get past the fact that this author calls it the "Tree of knowledge" when the Bible clearly says "Tree of the knowledge of good and evil." The former implies Adam and Eve were punished for seeking knowledge; but it wasn't knowledge per se, but the knowledge of good and evil. Many so-called Bible authorities do this and it drives me nuts.
Yes, the difference is very important since the biblical story makes it clear that some of the "punishments" weren't punishments at all but natural consequences of eating of the Tree.



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Can you elaborate? Which consequences are you talking about and what verses "make it clear" they were natural consequences and not punishments?
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Can you elaborate? Which consequences are you talking about and what verses "make it clear" they were natural consequences and not punishments?
That would be a very long answer, but instead of paraphrasing my source, this article explains it all brilliantly.

http://www.aish.com/jl/b/eb/ge/48966101.html



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