A Blessing in the Garden

Original blessing

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As theology develops, the Bible is continually re-interpreted. So how else could you read the story of Adam, Eve and the serpent? Danielle Shroyer is a young Christian theologian and former pastor who offers a rebuke to the doctrine of original sin in her book “Original Blessing: Putting Sin in its Rightful Place.” She told Charles Monroe-Kane that for her, what happened in the Garden of Eden is a story of original blessing.