Read the article “Did Eve Fall or Was She Pushed” under Course Content – Judaism. And please write an essay addressing each of the questions below. (see attached file for article).
What is pseudopigrapha?
How is it used to develop non-biblical traditions about the “Fall” story?
What effect did these non-canonical sources have on the understanding of the role and place of women in early Jewish and Christian societies.
Give examples (use illustrations where appropriate) of where the effects of these non-canonical sources are seen in art, literature, history and/or contemporary society.
What did you learn from this article? What would you like to know more about?