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Seeking Justice — Praying for Peace

And when they were in the field, Cain rose up against his brother Abel, and killed him. Then the Lord said to Cain, “Where is Abel your brother?” He said, “I do not know; am I my brother’s keeper?” And the Lord said, “What have you done? The voice of your brother’s blood is crying to me from the ground.” —Genesis 4:8–10 The story of our human cruelty towards each other appears in the very first book of the Bible in the legendary first family, putting into writing the ancient reality of murderous🔒

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Posted in: Features, March 2001

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