Eve and the Choice Made in Eden

by Beverly Campbell

Eve and the Choice Made in Eden

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Is the way that women evaluate their own worth affected still by the biblical story of Mother Eve? Author Beverly Campbell suggests, “In much of the literature and in most of the histories referring to women there is an undercurrent of apology, as though there is something not quite 'all right' about being a woman. In looking for the source of this unease, I came to recognize that it could be traced to accounts of the Creation and to the ever-prevalent and negative characterizations of Eve.”

She writes of three levels from which the story of Eden must be viewed: as historical fact, as a series of symbols and metaphors, and as a place for a beginning our own search for spiritual understanding and relevance in life. This compelling book may change forever your perception of our first parents and the choice they made.

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A must read
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

This was one of the best books I ever read. It not only showed what it meant to be a daughter of God but also the great work we have to do in his plan. I recommend this book to all members of the church both men and women so we can come to understand our unique roles in our Father's plan.

An amazing, thought provoking read.
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

Almost as an answer to a prayer, I received the advertisment for this book. I had some questions regarding this very subject and this was the book to clarify everything for me! It is an amazing book that has given me so many new insights. With each page, I learned something new. It has re-awakened in me a strong desire to truly 'study' my scriptures and glean the great truths that are written there for me. I will never look at the story of the creation the same way. My eyes have been opened! I LOVE this book and would recommend it to everyone.

Enlightening
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

I bought this book a few years ago when I wanted to know more about Eve's role. I didn't finish it, picked it up again a week ago and haven't put it down. It gives so much insight into the Garden of Eden, the book of Moses and Eve's divine role and the divine role of women in general. It is amazing and you receive added knowledge and insight on each page in the book. A must read for every church member---every one in general.

About the Author

Beverly Campbell

Beverly Campbell served for twelve years as a Director of International Affairs for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As director of community relations for Special Olympics, Inc., she played a major role in the creation and developement of the Special Olympics programs. She has served on numerous civic and government boards and has been a spokesperson for the LDS Church on the Equal Rights Amendment and other women's issues.

She and her husband, A. Pierce Campbell, are the parents of three children and grandparents of six. After living thirty- plus years in Washington, D.C., area, they now reside in Arizona.

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