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Title Eve's children : the biblical stories retold and interpreted in Jewish and Christian traditions / edited by Gerard P. Luttikhuizen
Published Leiden ; Boston, MA : Brill, 2003


Description 1 online resource (xi, 237 pages)
Series Themes in biblical narrative ; v. 5
Themes in biblical narrative ; v. 5.
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
Summary 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)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-227) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Cain (Biblical figure) -- Congresses
Abel (Biblical figure) -- Congresses
Seth (Biblical figure) -- Congresses
SUBJECT Abel (Biblical figure) fast
Cain (Biblical figure) fast
Seth (Biblical figure) fast
Set Biblische Person gnd
Kain und Abel. swd
Subject Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses
Apocryphal books (Old Testament) -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses
Christian literature, Early -- History and criticism -- Congresses
Gnosticism -- Congresses
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament.
Apocryphal books (Old Testament)
Christian literature, Early
Rabbinical literature
Oude Testament.
Rabbijnse literatuur.
Vroege kerk.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Luttikhuizen, Gerard P.
ISBN 1423711017