d. The paradise garden: according to Gen. 3:23f, humanity was tempted to sin and was driven from paradise. To put it simply,

Thebes West, Ramose's tomb
Thebes West, Ramose’s tomb

this is how Biblical studies operate. The sciences that innocently promote God’s creative work like the plants and animals, that serve the faith in other words, are welcome in the paradise garden of Biblical studies.

Atheist sciences, on the other hand, that cannot resist the serpent’s temptations, that eat from the tree of knowledge (v. 5f) and expose the weaknesses of Biblical studies, are excluded from paradise.

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