Revisiting Feminist Discussions of Sin and Genuine Humility

  title={Revisiting Feminist Discussions of Sin and Genuine Humility},
  author={Elizabeth L. Hinson-Hasty},
  journal={Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion},
  pages={108 - 114}
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein begins with the story of a boy who loves an apple tree. He enjoys the shade of her canopy, satisfies his hunger with her ripe, plump apples, and climbs and swings from her branches. As he grows, the boy wants his friend, the tree, to provide much more. He wants to cut lumber from the tree’s branches to build a house and to cut down the round trunk of the tree to construct a boat. The tree obliges because she loves the boy. By the end of the story, she has… 
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