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Saturday, May 27, 2006

My research over the past few years has involved a lot of recourse to Jewish law and theology; and apart from getting to work with some fabulous Jewish rabbis and scholars, one of my favorite resources is a fun email subscription to weekly rabbinic reflections/interpretations of Scripture from

This week's reflection on the account of the Fall in Genesis:

Since it is human nature to make assumptions, one should try to take the necessary precautions in interpersonal relationships. Since most situations are more complex than initially meets the eye, it is worthwhile to ask questions beforehand
to clarify any vague points. Had first Adam, then Eve, asked some
clarifying questions the whole mess might not have happened!

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