Eve's children : the biblical stories retold and interpreted in Jewish and Christian traditions / / edited by Gerard P. Luttikhuizen.

This volume is devoted to the biblical stories about Eve's children, Cain, Abel and Seth, and to the rewritings and explanations of these stories in a variety of early Jewish and Christian sources (for example, Old Testament Apocrypha, Philo of Alexandria, and Targumim).

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Superior document:Themes in biblical narrative, v. 5
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Year of Publication:2003
Language:English
Series:Themes in biblical narrative ; v. 5.
Physical Description:1 online resource (252 p.)
Notes:Description based upon print version of record.
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505 0 |a PART ONE: EVE'S SONS AND DAUGHTERS -- Eve’s Pain in Childbearing? -- Interpretations of Gen 3:16a in Biblical and Early Jewish Texts -- Eve’s Children in the Targumim -- The Twin Sisters of Cain and Abel: A Survey of the Rabbinic Sources -- Eve’s Demonic Offspring. A Jewish Motif in German Literature -- PART TWO: CAIN AND ABEL -- Brothers and Fratricide in the Ancient Mediterranean: Israel, Greece and Rome -- Gen 4:1–16. From Paradise to Reality: The Myth of Brotherhood -- Cain and Abel as Character Traits: A Study in the Allegorical Typology of Philo of Alexandria -- Abel’s Speaking in Hebrews 11:4 and 12:24 -- Augustine on Cain and Abel -- Milk and Blood, Heredity and Choice: Byron’s Readings of Genesis -- The Symbol Story of the Human Soul: Cain and Abel in Steinbeck’s East of Eden -- PART THREE: SETH -- Seth in Sirach (Ben Sira 49:16) -- Seth and the Sethites in Early Syriac Literature -- Gnostic Ideas about Eve’s Children and the Salvation of Humanity 
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