Approaching Eden digs much deeper than merely cataloguing entertaining Adam and Eve references in popular culture by exploring how these references both shape and are shaped by society. Theresa Sanders provides essential historical background from Christian, Jewish, and Muslim perspectives to show the relevance and prominence of Adam and Eve's story in life today.
Theresa Sanders is associate professor of religion at Georgetown University. She is the author of Celluloid Saints.
Chapter 1 In the Beginning Chapter 2 And God Said Chapter 3 A Helper Fit for Him Chapter 4 Fig Leaves Chapter 5 The Curse of Adam Chapter 6 The Curse of Eve Chapter 7 Monkeyshines Chapter 8 Back to Nature Chapter 9 Paradise Regained Chapter 10 The Final Frontier Appendix: Additional Uses of Adam and Eve in Film