Sarah and After: The Matriarchs

A small band of tribesmen was making the long journey across the Egyptian desert with their asses, tends, basket of food and grains Crouched in one of the baskets was a young woman, a girl so beautiful that her husband had ordered her to be hidden from the eyes of roaming Egyptians who might try to carry her off This girl was Sarah, the wife of Abraham, who was destinedA small band of tribesmen was making the long journey across the Egyptian desert with their asses, tends, basket of food and grains Crouched in one of the baskets was a young woman, a girl so beautiful that her husband had ordered her to be hidden from the eyes of roaming Egyptians who might try to carry her off This girl was Sarah, the wife of Abraham, who was destined to be the founder of a great nation, the chosen people of God.Sarah s history is the first section of a story that describes four generations of young women who were to become the matriarchs of the Hebrew nation Sarah, Rebecca, the sisters Leah and Rachel, and Leah s daughter, Dinah.The author has sensitively interpreted the original stories, portraying these biblical figures as sympathetic, believable women involved in dramatic and unusual events.
Sarah and After The Matriarchs A small band of tribesmen was making the long journey across the Egyptian desert with their asses tends basket of food and grains Crouched in one of the baskets was a young woman a girl so beautifu

  • Title: Sarah and After: The Matriarchs
  • Author: Lynne Reid Banks
  • ISBN: 9780370109534
  • Page: 220
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “Sarah and After: The Matriarchs”

    1. I really struggled with this one. As someone who believes the Bible is true, it was difficult to see it in a novel format. The Bible is interpreted by those who read it, but some parts in this book didn't sit well with me, even from a novel standpoint. There were some parts where faithful Bible women were not just doubting (which happens to everyone), but they were rebellious and even hateful towards God. That was my opinion of this book. Religious topics are always a hot issue. I'd rather not a [...]

    2. I remember checking this book out from my school library all the time and re-reading it. It was one of my favorite books as a teenager.

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