Abraham and Sarah: History's Most Fascinating Story of Faith by J. SerVaas Williams

By J. SerVaas Williams

ABRAHAM AND SARAH is an intricately woven novel taken from real biblical and historic resources, revealing the fullness and richness of religion and love opposed to a tapestry of old civilizations. Take all that may be gleaned from the vintage narrative of Abraham and Sarah; upload the knowledge of historical and smooth historians; intersplice the wealth of the main up-to-date archaeological proof; and a guy and a lady of extraordinary skills, fact, and humanness seem.

If Abraham lived in a pagan atmosphere, how did he develop into a guy of significant religion? Who used to be Sarah? Is there any logical reason behind her surprising attractiveness that charmed and enticed kings whilst she was once on the age of seventy-five and back whilst she was once 90?

Archaeologist Sir C. Leonard Woolley, saw that "amongst the shadowy characters of historical heritage, Abraham sticks out as a dwelling character whom we will be able to be aware of and with whom we will be able to sympathize....and now, along this residing character, we discover Sarah, maybe the main awesome, but mysterious lady of all time!" ABRAHAM AND SARAH is an epic love tale, an engrossing page-turner for the a long time, a needs to learn for everyone of religion.

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14—16). In Pedro's early schooling, we find similar ambiguities and tensions. His first schoolteacher is a bumbling incompetent who eventually resigns his post (p. 23), and, after a brief interlude with a harsh and disciplinarian instructor (p. 24), young Pedro is placed with an exemplary schoolteacher (pp. 4 It is under his first schoolteacher that his classmates give Pedro the nickname he will carry for the rest of his life and which will become emblematic in more ways than one. As the narrator explains, "I went to school in a green jacket and yellow trousers.

It also anticipates his verbal proclivities, his talkativeness, and his penchant for oratorical digressions late in life. The second half— "Sarniento" — alludes not only to the character's poverty throughout most of his life, but also, since whoever itches must scratch himself, it implicitly prefigures Pedro's restless, ambulatory life. Despite his father's wishes that he study a trade (such as El Periquillo Sarniento 25 cobbling or tailoring), Periquillo is enrolled in philosophy in the Colegio de San Ildefonso.

These two jailbirds are not wholly birds of a feather, of course: Aguilita is a sharp-eyed, quick-clawed predator (p. 195), whereas Periquillo is a scavenger and a mimic. Paradoxically, it is Periquillo's parrotlike imitativeness, his desire to blend in, which makes him easy prey to Aguilita's robberies inside the jail (pp. 201-2). Periquillo is not, after all, a chameleon whose mimeticism protects him from predators (or allows him to become one); his imitative behavior, like a parrot's, is mostly spontaneous and unmotivated, lacking in true understanding.

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