Genesis Essay | Stories from Genesis

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Stories from Genesis

Summary: Explores stories from Genesis. Describes how many of the stories can be seen as representative of different stages of human development. Considers if the stories suggest growth or stasis.
The stories in the Genesis can be seen as representative of different stages of human development. These stories feature many situations that are parallel to common parent-to-child or sibling-to-sibling relationships. For instance, the Cain and Abel story, God is acting as a parent to his children Cain and Abel; "The Lord looked with favor on Abel and his offerings but on Cain and his offerings, he did not" (4:3-5). Nowadays, a parent might not admit that he or she favors one child's present over another, but sometimes this favoritism is obvious to the child, and from this the child learns and grows. The child realizes that what he or she has to give will not always be best and that the receiver will not also chose the child as his or her favorite. At the end of the Jacob and Esau story, Jacob shares with Esau, the...

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