Category Archives: Machpelah

Abraham’s Altars

The divine call came to Abraham while he was still in Haran (in the early patriarchal narratives. Abraham’s name appears as Abram. The new name of Abraham will be used throughout this article). The divine command was simple and yet … Continue reading

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