Eve S Children: The Biblical Stories Retold and Interpreted in Jewish and Christian Traditions

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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 (Old Testament Apocrypha, Philo of Alexandria, Targumim, the New Testament, Rabbinic and Kabbalistic texts, Christian-Gnostic and Patristic Literature). Attention is given also to post-biblical stories speaking about Eve's daughters and to traditions in which Cain is viewed as the son of the Devil. Three essays examine how the ...

Eve S Children: The Biblical Stories Retold and Interpreted in Jewish and Christian Traditions 2003, Brill, Leiden, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9789004126152

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