PARDES LOGO (1)

LEARNING POINT

KNOWLEDGE GIVEN BY GOD TO MAN

1. The plan that God had for Adam and Eve is that they would receive knowledge from God but in the way and in the time frame that God chose.

2. The first stage was to give names to the animals.

a. Man was given the task of correspondence between a subject and an object.

b. Man is introduced to the concept of Being.

3. Adam and Eve were given the mandate to engage sexually with each other which was "Creative Knowledge" that involved pleasure. This by its very essence involves exploration.

4. With the senses activated within their bodies Adam and Eve were given the task to explore the senses - Taste, touch, smell, sight, hearing.

NOTES FROM BOB HITCHING

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