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Women in the Word – Hagar

Life is not always fair and there are times when the sins of others have a dramatic impact on the events which transpire in ones pilgrimage on this earth.  Such is the case of Hagar, an Egyptian slave to Sarah, the … Continue reading

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Meet Hagar, Spiritual Inspiration for the Hajj

This is a continuation of a series of short bogs on Hagar, the maidservant (slave) in the House of Abraham and mother of Abraham’s firstborn son, Ishmael. The Hajj, a spiritual pilgrimage to Mecca required of all Muslims who are … Continue reading

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Meet Hagar, maidservant, an unwed mother.

This is a continuation of a series of short bogs on Hagar, the maidservant (slave) in the House of Abraham and mother of Abraham’s firstborn son, Ishmael. To provide some background, let look at the marriage of Abram (Abraham) and … Continue reading

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Meet Hagar, maidservant in the House of Abraham. Out of Egypt

From the Bible, we know little about Hagar. In a series of short blogs we’ll look at the Biblical account of Hagar, what the Koran has to say about her, her role in history of the Middle East and the … Continue reading

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Meet Hagar, mother of the Islamic Prophet Ishmael

In a recent discussion, I was asked “so how did Ishmael end up as a Muslim prophet? ” To find the answer, we turn to the Bible (Genesis 21:5-21), the Koran and other sources. In Genesis, when Abraham send Hagar … Continue reading

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