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Garden of Eden

Iraqi Fight To Restore 'Garden Of Eden"

Mother Nature Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

U.S.-Iraqi citizen hopes to replenish the unique wetlands in southern Iraq destroyed by Saddam Hussein....

Gardening with God

Norman Wirzba | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Norman Wirzba

God is the first, the best, and the eternal gardener. Viewed biblically, the day God ceases to garden is also the day we all perish. I have never heard a preacher say that, but it is true.

Is the Garden of Eden the Original Vampire Story?

Andrew Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Andrew Shaffer

Justin Cronin, author of this summer's New York Times bestselling vampire novel, The Passage, says that his book is just the latest in a line of vampire stories that can be traced back to the Old Testament.

Adam And Eve: The Day After

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Shore

Expelled from the Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve reflect on their new circumstances, find joy in koalas and the naming of sand, and happily agree that Eve can't be blamed. Too bad posterity forgot.

Sin Isn't the Problem with the World, Theology Is

George Elerick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
George Elerick

In its original context, sin is not a personal weakness but a necessary stumble in the road toward whom we are meant to become. Looking at it this way may deepen our experience of life.

Avatar Meets Garden of Eden

Angela Himsel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Angela Himsel

A simple message about befriending "otherness" can do no harm, especially for the under-ten set. Avatar, however, aspires to more than Disney's "let's be friends" trope.

Blamer vs. Cramer: Why Jon Stewart Won the Battle but Might Lose the War

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Randall Amster

Yes, Stewart clearly eviscerated Cramer the other night. Maybe that made some folks feel marginally better about things, but this sort of pistol-whipping palliative (entertaining as it may be) won't in itself turn the tide.

The All-Jewish Cartoon Collection: Snake Snack

Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mort Gerberg