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Should I Be My Brother’s Keeper? Yes and No
|Title||Should I Be My Brother’s Keeper? Yes and No|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2022|
|Authors||Peterson, Daniel C.|
|Journal||Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship|
|Keywords||Abel; Cain; Responsibility; Stewardship|
We typically teach and often even sing that we should be our brothers’ (and sisters’) keepers. And we do it with the very best and most holy of intentions. For many of us, indeed, loving and caring for our brothers and sisters is at the very heart of what it means to live a life of truly Christian discipleship. And rightly so. But there’s another way to think about this matter. I’ve pondered it for decades, and now, maybe some others will also find it thought-provoking.
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