Staff Review by Carol Ann Strahl:
A charming, century-spanning journey about the search for the Garden of Eden.
"Science vs. Religion" has become a major dichotomy in this society. The author introduces us to a
plethora of churchmen, archaeologists, botanists, and educators, all with their agendas regarding this topic.
Some of the locations that have been espoused to be the Garden of Eden include West Florida, the North Pole, Chinese Turkestan, the State of Ohio, Mesopotamia, beneath the Persian Gulf. Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon Church, told his followers the Garden of Eden was located in Independence, Missouri!
A fascinating fact: the ancient Sumerian creation stories are very close to the story written down by Hebrew scribes at a much later time.
This is truly a fascinating read. If you are a seeker, this book will certainly increase your interest in Biblical history.
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