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Bildner Center: Public Talk–Temptation Transformed: How the Forbidden Fruit Became an Apple

Date: Wednesday, February 22
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm (EST)

How did the apple, unmentioned by the Bible, become the dominant symbol of temptation, sin, and the Fall? In his new book, “Temptation Transformed,” Rutgers Professor Azzan Yadin-Israel takes the reader on a journey into the mystery behind why the forbidden fruit became an apple, upending an explanation that stood for centuries. Free and open to the public; free parking.

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