Hagar, Sarah, And Their Children

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Westminster John Knox Press

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Excellent book!!...Now i know Arabs and Jews are brothers..They shared the same father but different mother..

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Contents

Unto the Thousandth Generation
1
HAGAR AND SARAH IN GENESIS AND GALATIANS
31
Ominous Beginnings for a Promise of Blessing
33
Twists and Turns in Pauls Allegory
71
HAGAR AND SARAH IN JEWISH CHRISTIAN AND MUSLIM TRADITIONS
99
Conflict and Coexistence in Jewish Interpretation
101
Interpretive Fate amid the Church Fathers
127
Islamic Hagar and Her Family
149
HAGAR AND SARAH IN CONTINUING CONVERSATION
169
Hagar in African American Biblical Appropriation
171
Children of Struggle
185
Selected Bibliography
199
Index of Scripture References
201
Index of Authors and Editors
203
Index of Subjects
207
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Page 193 - There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus.
Page 76 - But far be it from me to glory except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.
Page 193 - Certainly there are very real differences between us of race, age, and sex. But it is not those differences between us that are separating us. It is rather our refusal to recognize those differences, and to examine the distortions which result from our misnaming them and their effects upon human behavior and expectation.
Page 46 - So Abraham rose early in the morning, and took bread and a skin of water, and gave it to Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, along with the child, and sent her away. And she departed, and wandered in the wilderness of Beer-sheba.
Page 41 - Hagar bore Abram a son; and Abram called the name of his son, whom Hagar bore, Ish'mael.
Page 81 - For freedom Christ has set us free. Stand firm, therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.
Page 72 - Now Hagar is Mount Sinai in Arabia; she corresponds to the present Jerusalem, for she is in slavery with her children. But the Jerusalem above is free, and she is our mother.
Page iv - THOU SHALT NOT COVET; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, THOU SHALT LOVE THY NEIGHBOR AS THYSELF. Love worketh no ill to his neighbor: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

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