The Original Sin: Knowledge of Good and Evil

Ryan Robinson

It is easiest to identify Ryan as both theologian and tech guy. By day, Ryan is a Technical Consultant work with PeaceWorks Technology Solutions. There, he works on websites, CRMs, and SharePoint implementations. Along with blogging here, Ryan is a founding member of the MennoNerds blogging network and a contributor to the book A Living Alternative.

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  1. June 5, 2013

    […] throughout Scripture, usually being challenged by a God who offers grace instead. It is, after all, the original sin of eating of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil. Like Satan – literally “Accuser” in Hebrew – we like to play God and make […]

  2. September 23, 2013

    […] like God in knowing, most of the time, Good from Evil. Humanity ever since has continued eating of this Tree and judging one another and ourselves. We play God all the time, often with literally thousands of judgemental thoughts and actions a day […]

  3. October 4, 2013

    […] honour or God’s demand for punishment which created the separation. Instead, it is our desire to eat of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil. In this way we play God, deciding between good and evil. But unlike God, when we try to judge […]

  4. November 7, 2013

    […] bad enough when we eat of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil, actively judging others as inferior, when there is some real impact on the world (ethical […]

  5. February 3, 2014

    […] the higher being should submit to serving the lower being, as almost every human does as part of our eating of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil. It’s not like R deserved to be regenerated, as every other zombie movie tells us. He did […]