the Garden of Eden

noun phrase

in the Bible
: the garden where Adam and Eve first lived

Examples of the Garden of Eden in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Christian creation myth, for instance, conjures the Garden of Eden, a lush paradise where food was plentiful and pleasure abounded. Naomi Huffman, The Atlantic, 10 July 2024 The most famous garden, certainly in literature, is the Garden of Eden. Jessica Ferri, Washington Post, 25 June 2024 In 2005, the Garden of Eden historic district was designated by the Fort Worth City Council and became the first African-American cultural district in the city. Kamal Morgan, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 24 June 2024 And there are those who may view Coppola’s insistence that the Garden of Eden can be dialectically willed into existence as naive. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 16 May 2024 Within the book of Genesis, God positions man in the Garden of Eden with the instruction to tend to and maintain it (Genesis 2:15). Armstrong Williams, Baltimore Sun, 13 Mar. 2024 New Destiny Church ‘Genesis 2.0’ Third-year theater major Lucy Huckle plays seven roles in this world-premiere, one-person satire that deconstructs the Garden of Eden scenario. David L. Coddon, San Diego Union-Tribune, 12 May 2024 After Adam was created and let loose in the Garden of Eden, his original job was human label-maker. Manvir Singh, The New Yorker, 6 May 2024 Moon’s theology rests on the notion that Eve was seduced by Satan in the Garden of Eden before sleeping with Adam. TIME, 4 Apr. 2024

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“The Garden of Eden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Garden%20of%20Eden. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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