Outcasts and forebears

Holladay, William L.
June 1996
Christian Century;6/05/96, Vol. 113 Issue 19, p613
Focuses on the Muslim Biblical figure Ishmael. Muslim pilgrims' associations with Ishmael and Hagar; Parallelisms of narratives of Ishmael and Hagar to Christian biblical tradition; Ishmael as part of God's world.


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