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Did any early Church fathers ever reason that the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil (Gen. 2:9) either is or symbolizes the Torah/ Law?

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I'm willing to bet Gregory of Nyssa did... –  Affable Geek Feb 5 at 18:18
Good and evil was the knowledge pertaining to the 'gods' = God and the angels. Evil entered creation with rebellion of the angels. Adam & Eve were created innocent (vs. impeccable). It is my thinking that if Adam had not eaten of the fruit of the tree of good and evil, man would have been spared [and not enter] the war that broke out in heaven. –  FMShyanguya Jul 20 at 5:36
If a situation is not discerned as a fulfillment of either function or dysfunction there's no law. For if a dysfunctional situation did occur, and it was not discerned as dysfunctional. Then also the undiscerned functional state also was never broken. So obviously the Function behind the Law "Do Not Touch" can not be considered dysfunctional if one where to touch. If the function "Do Not Touch" was never decided. Therefore the wisdom of discerning function and dysfunction leads to death. Yet faith that dysfunctional is functional, also of functions by God, Law is fulfilled. Original Sin Gone. –  Only he is good. 2 days ago

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Did any early Church fathers ever reason that the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil (Gen. 2:9) either is or symbolizes the Torah/ Law? I do not know all the writings of all the early church fathers, but I have read some of them. And from those I never found this reasoning. But an understanding to what the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil is compared to the Torah / Law I am willing to share.

First to prove that the Knowledge of Good and Evil is the platform for denial. Now a child who has done wrong may tell the parent a lie, knowing that if the parent finds out a punishment is coming. Knowing that this evil is on the way, he removes his faith from God's redemption, and puts his faith in the darkness breaking the Law. Now a child in a room of cookies may try to take a cookie off the plate of cookies even though he is not allowed, because he knows that the cookie will taste good, so he removes his faith from God and decides to go after the cookie himself breaking the Law.

Here is a list of Early Writings that I do not see any teaching about this comparison (I wasn't looking for this teaching, I just don't remember any of them talking about it):
Passion Narrative, Signs Gospel, Didache, Gospel of Thomas, 1 Clement, Apocalypse of Peter, Dialogue of the Savior, Gospel of the Savior, Gospel of Truth, Testimony of Truth, Authoritative Teaching, Preaching of Paul, Acts of Carpus, and Irenaeus of Lyons.

Here explains the removal of the discernment of good and evil by Faith

Therefore, if you died with Christ from the basic principles of the world, why, as though living in the world, do you subject yourselves to regulations— 21 “Do not touch, do not taste, do not handle,” 22 which all concern things which perish with the using—according to the commandments and doctrines of men? 23 These things indeed have an appearance of wisdom in self-imposed religion, false humility, and neglect of the body, but are of no value against the indulgence of the flesh. (Colossians 2:20-23 NKJV)

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