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By Charlotte Gordon

The saga of Abraham, Sarah, and Hagar is the story of starting place for all 3 monotheistic faiths. Abraham needs to make a choice from better halves who've borne him sons. One spouse and son will proportion in his wealth and standing, whereas the opposite are exiled into the barren region. lengthy a cornerstone of Western nervousness, the tale chronicles a really recognized and bothered relatives, and sheds mild at the ongoing clash among the Judeo-Christian and Islamic worlds.

How did this historic tale develop into one of many least understood and most often misinterpreted of our cultural myths? Gordon explores this mythical love triangle to offer us a startling standpoint on 3 biblical characters who--with their jealousies, passions, and doubts--actually behave like human beings.

THE girl WHO NAMED GOD is a compelling, shrewdpermanent, and provocative tackle one of many Bible's so much interesting and troubling love stories.

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