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The Bible and Suicide

Readers Respond: Explaining How a Snake Could Talk in the Garden of Eden

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What do you think? Do you agree that this biblical story about a talking snake is absurd or is there some way to explain or interpret the story to make it seem reasonable or sensible? Is there any reason to think that a story with a talking snake is anything other than a fable or fairy tale?

If so, your solution cannot add anything new that's not already in the biblical text and cannot leave out any details that the Bible provides.

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