Farmers, Founders, and Fratricide: The Story of Cain and Abel
- Cain Versus Abel. Levin, Schneir // Judaism;Winter/Spring2004, Vol. 53 Issue 1/2, p51
Discusses the issues surrounding the forbidden fruit in relation to the biblical story of Cain and Abel. Information on the assumptions about the fruit; Characteristics of Cain and Abel; Topics to consider regarding the story.
- Cain's Sin in Gen. 4:1-7: Oracular Ambiguity and How to Avoid It. Perry, T. A. // Prooftexts;Fall2005, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p258
This paper reviews traditional interpretations of Cain's murder of his brother Abel and proposes a factor that cuts across them all: the possibility of God's collusion. This approach is based on a textual ambiguity that smacks of oracular double-talking both in the Hebrew Bible and in ancient...
- THE CAIN AND ABEL NARRATIVE: ITS PROBLEMS AND LESSONS. Breithart, Sidney // Jewish Bible Quarterly;Apr-Jun2004, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p122
Interprets biblical passages about Cain and Abel. Murder and fratricide; Imagination of man in light of God's punishment; Natural expresssion of Cain's innate spiritual quality.
- A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SYNOPTIC DEVELOPMENT: THE DISPUTE BETWEEN CAIN AND ABEL IN THE PALESTINIAN TARGUMS AND THE BEELSEBUL CONTROVERSY IN THE GOSPELS. Chilton, Bruce // Journal of Biblical Literature;Dec82, Vol. 101 Issue 4, p553
The article provides a comparative study of synoptic development in examining the dispute between the Biblical figures of Cain and Abel in the Palestinian Targums and the Beelzebul controversy in the New Testament Gospels. Topics addressed include the existence of a synoptic relationship among...
- THE BOOK OF GENESIS: CHAPTER IV. Stanton, Elizabeth Cady // Woman's Bible;3/1/2006, p17
Chapter 4 of the Book of Genesis from part I of "The Woman's Bible," by Elizabeth Cady Stanton is presented. It reflects on the contents of Genesis chapter 4 verses 1-12, 19 and 21. It explains on the spiritual idea on why Cain's offering of fruit was rejected over Abel's offering of animal...
- QUESTIONS OUTSIDE EDEN (GENESIS 4.1-16): YAHWEH, CAIN AND THEIR RHETORICAL INTERCHANGE. Craig Jr., Kenneth M. // Journal for the Study of the Old Testament;Dec99, Issue 86, p107
Examines the characterization in the story of Cain and Abel. Interrogatives invoked by Yhwh and Cain; Rhetorical interchange between Cain and Yhwh; Function of the protean interrogative forms.
- Cain, Abel, Obligation, and Right. Inbinder, Gary // Humanitas (10667210);2004, Vol. 17 Issue 1/2, p188
Examines the biblical story of brothers Cain and Abel based on the Judeo-Christian cultural context illustrating the conflict between the demand for autonomous right and submission to liberty under a law. Concept of original sin as conveyed when Cain killed Abel according to rabbi David Novak;...
- From a Journal. Langley, R. F. // PN Review;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p11
Offers the author's reflections on the film "Simon Magus." Scene from the movie; Mysteries and contradictions represented in the film involving Adam and Eve, and Cain and Abel.
- Abstracts. // Oxford Art Journal;2002, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p177
The article presents abstracts related in arts including "Professional Poseurs: The Male Model in the Ecole des Beaux - Arts and the Popular Imagination," "Delacroix's Sardanapalus, Champmartin's Janissaries, and Liberalism in the Late Restoration," and "Cormon's Cain and the Problem of the...