This chapter illustrates examples of hospitality in biblical literature. In Paradise Lost, Milton reshapes the book of Genesis and describes how Satan perverts the principle of hospitality that later prompts Adam and Eve play host to Raphael, who came to warn them against Satan. The Old Testament features remarkable episodes of hospitality beginning with Abraham as host of the angels.
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