A new beginning: Abram

Holladay, William L.
May 1996
Christian Century;5/22/96, Vol. 113 Issue 18, p569
Discusses the motivations behind biblical patriarch Abram's decision to leave his father's house and journey with his wife Sarai and his followers to Haran as stated in chapter 12, verses 1 to 9 of the Old Testament's Book of Genesis. God's speech to Abram; Migration as a part of human history; God's promise that Abram would become a great nation; Parallels between Abram's world and the modern world.


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