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Eve's children

The biblical stories retold and interpreted in Jewish and Christian traditions

Eve's children by 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 (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 biblical stories were re-used and evaluated in modern fiction from Clemens Brentano and Lord Byron to John Steinbeck's "East of Eden".
BRILL; January 2003
252 pages; ISBN 9789047401612
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Title: Eve's children
Author: Luttikhuizen