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 Ch. 7: Adam and Christ 

 

 Serpent and Tree of Life 

Between Adam and Eve, in the center of the garden, are the Serpent and the Tree of Life. The fruit of this tree, which forms the sacred symbol for life, known as the "Ankh" by the Egyptians,55 was within the grasp of Adam's hand necessitating Adam's expulsion from the garden.56

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