Articles Tagged: Center for the study of religion

How the Forbidden Fruit Became an Apple

Published: March 29, 2023

With the exception of the cross, the apple—as the forbidden fruit—may be the most widely-recognized biblical image. Yet the Book of Genesis in the Hebrew original does not name the…

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Tending the Garden: Ahimsa in the Early Indian Literature

Published: September 21, 2022

Source: Shakyamuni Buddha – Jataka (Previous Lives). 1800, Zanabazar Mongolia National Museum, Mongolia, Accessed 22 Sept. 2022.   The practice of ahiṃsā (non-violence) has a long and illustrious history…

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