Ibn Katheer: Story of Abel and Cain, the First Crime on Earth

Reading of Ibn Katheer’s Stories of the Qur’an – The Story of Abel and Cain: We present a reading of Ibn Katheer’s story of Abel and Cain, translated from Arabic by ‘Ali As-Sayed Al-Halawani and published by Dar Al-Manarah in Egypt. Born c. 1301 in Syria, Ibn Katheer wrote a famous commentary on the Qur’an entitled Tafseer ibn Katheer, a tafseer still widely read and referred to today.