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By Roberta Kells Dorr

ISBN-10: 0802484956

ISBN-13: 9780802484956

A superb exploration of religion opposed to nice odds and love that endures years of disappointment.

Abraham and Sarah is a masterful historic drama from the instant that Abraham strides into the pagan temple to rescue Sarah. The couple units out looking for the advantages God had promised: considerable fertile land and decedents extra abundant than the celebrities.

But years of wandering carry the couple to Egypt, the place once more Abraham convinces Sarah that as sister and brother definitely they'll move competently throughout the territory. yet Pharaoh takes Sarah into his harem, the place she befriends Pharaoh's daughter, Hagar. jointly the 3 are ordered to depart.

Years of barrenness have embittered Sarah, and she or he hatches a plan: Hagar needs to develop into the vessel for the kid God has promised. Ishmael is born to Hagar, and jealousy is born in Sarah's middle. yet God had a plan and He used to be correct all alongside. This miracle unfolds with ancient authenticity, leaving the reader with a greater realizing of the traditional global and the life-changing religion of Abraham and Sarah.

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