PETERSON: Cain And Abel: The Hostile Brothers

PETERSON: Cain And Abel: The Hostile Brothers


The following is a transcript excerpt from Dr. Jordan Peterson’s Biblical Series exploring the psychological significance of the biblical stories in the book of Genesis. You can now listen to or watch the lecture series on DailyWire+.

Back to Genesis. We’re already up to Genesis 4. “And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the Lord.” This is after Adam and Eve have been chased out of the Garden of Eden. What’s really cool about this — I really think that the Cain and Abel story is the most profound story I’ve ever read, especially given that you can tell it in 15 seconds. I won’t, because I tend not to tell stories in

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