fiction by Marjorie Hirshan

Seeds of Conflict: Sarah and Hagar

And this is the line of Terah: Terah begets Abram, Nahor and Haran with Emtelai, and with Ednah he begets Sarai in Ur of the Chaldees. Terah prospers as his children grow and Abram delights in the keen intelligence of his young beautiful half-sister, Sarai, who longs to read and write like the male children. And Abram teaches her, and, defying Terah and King Nimrod, he brings her his new iconoclastic philosophies about one omnipotent, omniscient God.

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