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

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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 glossy historians; intersplice the wealth of the main up-to-date archaeological proof; and a guy and a lady of extraordinary skills, truth, and humanness seem.

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

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

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As presented, Floridoro (also called Biancador when he has to assume a fake identity, a name that again goes against type, since white [bianco] is a color often reserved to young women in narrative) is the least menacing knight coming to the doors of Athens. Fonte’s subtle erotic register 39. 13–16). The literature on the subject is vast. See Nancy Vickers, “Diana Described: Scattered Woman and Scattered Rhyme,” in Writing and Sexual Difference, ed. Elizabeth Adel (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982); and “The Body Re-Membered: Petrarchan Lyrics and the Strategies of Description,” in Mimesis: From Mirror to Method, Augustine to Descartes, ed.

Gino Bedani et al. (Exeter: Society for Italian Studies, 1997), 134 – 45. 5. ra Modesta Pozzo de’ Zorzi, nominata Moderata Fonte, descritta da Gio. Nicolò Doglioni, l’anno MDXCIII,” which is included in the first edition of Fonte’s Il merito delle donne . . in due giornate. Ove chiaramente si scuopre quanto siano elle degne e più perfette de gli uomini (Ven- F o n t e a n d Wo m e n ’s C h i v a l r i c R o m a n c e s 6 middle class of cittadini originari, and her father, Hieronimo, was a lawyer.

With whom he held in common laughter and weeping, good and ill, the sad state and the glad. 13) Given Floridoro’s upbringing in Filardo’s family after he lost his own mother, we could take Fonte at her word and see nothing carnal in this male/male relationship. But then how much closer than today must have been men’s bonds in the Renaissance, given the scene below in which an acquiescent Floridoro in a state of petrified paralysis cries over his love for Celsidea, and a solicitous Filardo consoles him by delicately drying his eyes!

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