Forbidden fruit, cruel gods and the Apocryphon of John.Listen to “#34 The Heretics Bible: Genesis 3” on Spreaker.
A discussion of how ancient elites used the figure of Adam’s first wife Lilith as the ancient “Bogey Man” to preserve their position in society, and examples of the same strategy employed by modern media and politicians to the same ends.Listen to “#32 Lilith” on Spreaker.
We continue our investigation of the Book of Genesis, looking at the ways in which Genesis 2 contradicts Genesis 1 and both modern Christianity and Judaism. We also start talking about the figure of Lilith, in legend Adam’s first wife before Eve was created.Listen to “#31 The Heretics Bible: Genesis 2” on Spreaker.
The Book of Genesis disagrees in many ways with both modern Christianity and modern Judaism. It also incorporates many earlier traditions, including those of Mesopotamia, and even China. This is the originally intended first episode of the Heretics Podcast (before we got sidetracked).