WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- The Aggadic Tradition. Schwartz, Howard // Judaism;Winter83, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p84
Focuses on the Aggadah rabbinic literature of Judaism. References about the City of Luz in the Bible; Versions on the death of Cain; Citation of biblical folklores.
- 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.
- Cormon's Cain and the Problem of the Prehistoric Body. Lucy, Martha // Oxford Art Journal;2002, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p107
The sensation of the 1880 Paris Salon was Cain, a monumental painting by Fernand Cormon depicting the first murderer and his family fleeing God's wrath, but with a new twist; the traditional biblical figures were recast as prehistoric cavemen. As much as Parisian audiences were dazzled by this...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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...
- "Cain rose up against Abel": Murder, Mystery, and Paradise Lost. Fresch, Cheryl H. // Christianity & Literature;Winter2002, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p191
This article discusses poet John Milton's epic poetry "Paradise Lost." Veiling the literary mystery of Biblical figure Abel's murder with the theological mystery of salvation, as promised and performed in the Christian Passover and Pentecost, Milton thereby continues to implicate God in Abel's...
- Farmers, Founders, and Fratricide: The Story of Cain and Abel. Kass, Leon R. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr1996, Issue 62, p19
Discusses the story of Cain and Abel in the Bible. Source of human troubles based on the Bible; Overview of the story of Cain and Abel in the Bible; Significance of orientation to God to decent life and human relations.