• Engage

    Fresh perspectives on Eve and Priscilla and how their lives intersect by Julie Shannon

    Due to the myriad of (mis)information and (mis)interpretations about Eve in the creation and fall narrative of Genesis, most of my life I existed under the misguided notion that females were a little lower on the creation scale. I’m unsure about the origin of this thinking, but I remember believing she bore all of the responsibility for the fallen world and chaos around us. Until recent years, I never really understood who God created her to be and how the story of Eve, the serpent, and Adam really played out. I also didn’t learn much about Priscilla until much later in life. Now her story fascinates me—I admire her life…