Source: (2004) In Restorative Justice: A Source Book. Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines - Episcopal Commission on Prison Pastoral Care. Pp. 28-32.

This article covers three points, first, the meaning of the biblical word-pair “justice and righteousness”; second, the Cain and Abel story to illustrate the meaning of “justice and righteousness”; and third, texts that witness to God’s graciousness as affirmed in the Cain and Abel story. (excerpt)