Review of Killing Abel

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[Following is a volunteer review of "Killing Abel" by Michael Tieman.]
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The sin of disobedience started from our first parents. Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit in Eden. It was against the command God gave them. As a result, they were chased out of paradise. Life was no longer as sweet as it used to be. They had to suffer to make ends meet.

Killing Abel by Micheal Tieman narrated the first few chapters of the Bible. It was told in an interesting fictional way. When Adam and Eve left Eden, they toiled for a living. They gave birth to Cain and Abel. The desire for sin, hatred, and jealousy was found in Cain. On the other hand, Abel was virtuous. This evil passion in Cain led him to kill Abel. Eva wanted revenge for Abel's death but Cain's mark stood in the way. Did Cain suffer for killing Abel? You will find out when you read the book.

Micheal Tieman told this story of the first few chapters of the Bible with creative dexterity. If you find it hard to understand the historical events that happened after creation, reading this book will explain everything to you. Having read the book from cover to cover, I realized that there is a reward for anything one does. The reward may be positive or negative. Every man must receive his reward based on his actions.

The book has the themes of disobedience, sin, jealousy, anger, suffering, death, and love of God. These themes were used to portray the characters and how it affects them.

I enjoyed every bit of this book. It is not a fast-paced book. It allowed for a proper understanding of the historic events of the first few chapters of the Bible. I have read the Bible but reading this widened my understanding. The chapters are chronologically arranged. One event comes after the other. In the process of narration, the author added suggestions to the story being told. It appeared as though I had someone acting out the scenes to me. The choice of words used by Adam and Eve when they were remorseful was awesome. I love how the generation after Adam and Eve were constantly relying on God's help and mercy through their actions and words.

There was nothing that I disliked about the book. It was exceptionally edited that I was left with no other option than to give it four out of four stars. I’d recommend it to children, adults, and parents who desire to understand the historical events of the first few chapters of the Bible. It can be used as a Bible story for teaching in churches, homes, and missionary schools.

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Post by thuriya albayaa »

It seems that the author did a great job with explaining the story from the bible. I will have to skip it as I am not a Christian, but I can see that the story was nicely carried out and your review did pique my interest. Thank you for insightful review.
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When done well, stories like this can help you see what you missed in the Bible. It sounds intriguing. Thanks.
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This reminds me of my childhood and the book of Bible stories. I look forward to reading this book. Thank you for recommending.
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A book that recounts a popular biblical story. Great review.
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Mbenma Esther 080 wrote: 08 Feb 2022, 21:13 [Following is a volunteer review of "Killing Abel" by Michael Tieman.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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The sin of disobedience started from our first parents. Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit in Eden. It was against the command God gave them. As a result, they were chased out of paradise. Life was no longer as sweet as it used to be. They had to suffer to make ends meet.

Killing Abel by Micheal Tieman narrated the first few chapters of the Bible. It was told in an interesting fictional way. When Adam and Eve left Eden, they toiled for a living. They gave birth to Cain and Abel. The desire for sin, hatred, and jealousy was found in Cain. On the other hand, Abel was virtuous. This evil passion in Cain led him to kill Abel. Eva wanted revenge for Abel's death but Cain's mark stood in the way. Did Cain suffer for killing Abel? You will find out when you read the book.

Micheal Tieman told this story of the first few chapters of the Bible with creative dexterity. If you find it hard to understand the historical events that happened after creation, reading this book will explain everything to you. Having read the book from cover to cover, I realized that there is a reward for anything one does. The reward may be positive or negative. Every man must receive his reward based on his actions.

The book has the themes of disobedience, sin, jealousy, anger, suffering, death, and love of God. These themes were used to portray the characters and how it affects them.

I enjoyed every bit of this book. It is not a fast-paced book. It allowed for a proper understanding of the historic events of the first few chapters of the Bible. I have read the Bible but reading this widened my understanding. The chapters are chronologically arranged. One event comes after the other. In the process of narration, the author added suggestions to the story being told. It appeared as though I had someone acting out the scenes to me. The choice of words used by Adam and Eve when they were remorseful was awesome. I love how the generation after Adam and Eve were constantly relying on God's help and mercy through their actions and words.

There was nothing that I disliked about the book. It was exceptionally edited that I was left with no other option than to give it four out of four stars. I’d recommend it to children, adults, and parents who desire to understand the historical events of the first few chapters of the Bible. It can be used as a Bible story for teaching in churches, homes, and missionary schools.

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I liked that you included how reading this book helped you to better understand the Bible.
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The review depicts that the author has very nicely presented the Bible in a new and unique way by chronologically telling the story again. Thanks for the excellent review.
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Thank you for your thorough and thoughtful take on this retelling of biblical accounts!
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Killing Abel is an exciting book I have loved right from the first day I started reading it. It is a book that made you understand how this event went at that time. And of course, it is the thought of the author. I loved every bit of the commentary. The emotions are real. It put real life into the character of Adam and Eve.
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The pace seems to be one thing that really caught your eye about it. Well done.
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This book seems to provide an interesting take on the Bible. You wrote a wonderful review. I am curious to read more about Cain and Abel.
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The author's take on the events that happened in the book of Genesis was fun to read. Thanks for the lovely review.
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I reviewed this book recently as well. But the book's heavy reliance on Christian scriptures was off putting for me. I would be grateful if you checked my review and gave your feedback regarding it as well. Thanks for this excellent review!

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This book is one of a kind, it doesn't let you put it down once you start reading it. I love the stories told in the book and how they are all intertwined
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I like prose based on the Bible very much. Looking forward to reading this book. Thank you for this amazing review!
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