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Eve's children : the biblical stories retold and interpreted in Jewish and Christian traditions

Author: Gerard P Luttikhuizen
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston, MA : Brill, 2003.
Series: Themes in biblical narrative, v. 5.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Kongress
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Named Person: Cain, (Biblical figure); Abel, (Biblical figure); Seth, (Biblical figure); Kain und Abel; Set (Biblische Person); Kain und Abel.; Set.
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard P Luttikhuizen
ISBN: 9004126155 9789004126152
OCLC Number: 52386331
Description: xi, 237 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Eve's pain in chlidbearing? : interpretations of Gen 3:16a in Biblical and early Jewish texts / Jacques van Ruiten --
Eve's children in the Targumin / Florentino García Martínez --
The twin sisters of Cain and Abel : a survey of the Rabbinic sources / Lieve M. Teugels --
Eve's demonic offspring : a Jewish motif in German literature / Marcel Poorthuis --
Brothers and fratricide in the ancient Mediterraanean : Israel, Greece and Rome / Jan N. Bremmer --
Gen 4:1-16 : from paradise to reality : the myth of brotherhood / Ed Noort --
Cain and Abel as character traits : a study in the allegorical typology of Philo of Alexandria / Hindy Najman --
Abel's speaking in Hebrews 11:4 and 12:24 / Ton Hilhorst --
Augustine on Cain and Abel / Rick Benjamins --
Milk and blood, heredity and choice : Bryon's readings of Genesis / Bernard Beatty --
The symbol story of the human soul : Cain and Abel in Steinbeck's East of Eden / Barend van Heusden --
Seth in Sirach (Ben Sira 49:16) / Eibert Tigchelaar --
Seth and the Sethites in early Syriac literature / Jürgen Tubach --
Gnostic ideas about Eve's children and the salvation of humanity / Gerard P. Luttikhuizen --
Bibliography of recent studies / Annemieke ter Brugge.
Series Title: Themes in biblical narrative, v. 5.
Responsibility: edited by Gerard P. Luttikhuizen.

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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  Read more...

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