Tree of life (disambiguation)

Tree of life (disambiguation)

The Tree of Life or tree of life may refer to:

Concepts & religion

* Tree of life, a metaphor for common descent, and a motif in various world theologies and philosophies. It is closely related to the concept of the world tree.
* Tree of Life (Judeo-Christian), a tree in the Garden of Eden whose fruit gives immortality.
* Tree of Life (Latter-day Saints), a focal point in an important vision recorded in the Book of Mormon. In the vision, the Tree of Life represents the love of God.
* Tree of Life (Kabbalah), a mystical concept within the Kabbalah of Judaism which is used to understand the nature of God.
* Etz Chaim, a religious Hebrew term for 'Tree of Life'

cience & biology

* Tree of life (science), a metaphor used first by Charles Darwin and subsequently to describe the interrelatedness of all living things through evolution.
* Tree of Life Web Project, a collaborative peer reviewed project begun in 1995 to provide information about the diversity and phylogeny of life on Earth.
* Arborvitae (Latin for 'tree of life'), Thuja, a genus of coniferous trees in the Cupressaceae (cypress) family.
* Arbor vitae (anatomy) (Latin for 'tree of life'), the cerebellar white matter, so called for its branched, tree-like appearance.

Other references

* Arbol del Tule, a huge tree in Mexico also known as the 'Tree of Life'
* The 2006 film "The Fountain" is centered around concepts of the 'Tree of Life'
* , a sculpture in the Utah desert, sometimes known as the 'Tree of Life'
* T.o.L. ('Trees of Life'), is the collective name for the creators of the film ""
* Tree of Life, Bahrain, a solitary tree which stands alone in the desert of Bahrain
* Tree of Life Christian Schools, a private school system located in and near Columbus, Ohio
* The Tree of Life (Disney), the icon of Disney's Animal Kingdom
* "Tree of Life" (film), an upcoming US film to be directed by Terrence Malick and starring Brad Pitt, and set for release in 2009
* "The Tree of Life" (module), an accessory for the "Dungeons & Dragons" role-playing game
* "The Tree of Life" (Bernice Summerfield), a novel by Mark Michalowski published in 2005, featuring the Bernice Summerfield character from the Doctor Who science fiction series
* "Tree of Life", a 2007 album from New York rap artist Exposidoe

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