The identity of the serpent

Bill Ross wross at farmerstel.com
Tue Aug 29 11:56:26 EDT 2000


<Dave>
...it's obvious >that this snake is no ordinary animal, there's something or
someone motivating its actions...

<Bill>
Further indication that it is an ordinary animal is the fact that snakes do,
in fact, currently slither rather than jaunt.

Subsequent texts that identify the deception with Satan do seem to require a
reading of Satan manipulating the snake, though then one must wonder why God
punished the snake.

Bill Ross




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