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And had Abraham verily spoken with God and celebrated with him covenants that became the foundations of these religions?
The outlines of Abraham's life appear first and most fully in Genesis, the first book of the holy scriptures of Judaism and the Christian Bible's Old Testament.
So I set out during the year 2000, following him through Genesis, keeping other scriptural writings and modern scholarship within reach.
Although the possibility that Abraham had actually lived in this house was remote, I couldn't help but be excited by the thought.But at the last moment, in late 1999, Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi dictator, canceled the invitation. I don't need flesh and blood." And Terah took Abram his son and Lot son of Haran, his grandson, and Sarai his daughter-in-law . (Genesis ) My pursuit of Abraham began with a 500-mile (805 kilometers) taxi ride from Amman, the capital of Jordan, to Baghdad, in Iraq.The pontiff announced that instead he would hold in the Vatican "a spiritual commemoration of some of the key events of Abraham's experience." On February 23, 2000, Rome witnessed a huge Vatican auditorium being turned over to Abraham. Faith—Judaic, Christian, and Islamic—and his majestic yet elusive presence provide one answer. This was followed by a 200-mile (322 kilometers) dash southeast through a wasteland of sand and scrub grass.When the pope lit branches on an altar recalling the site of Abraham's impending sacrifice of his son, smoke and incense filled the auditorium. But the most eloquent explanation I've heard originated with Rabbi Menahem Froman, who lives near Hebron. Crossing the Euphrates River, I passed through a half dozen military checkpoints, arriving at last in Ur, widely believed to be Abraham's birthplace.He said, "For me Abraham is philosophy, Abraham is culture. My first impression was one of utter disappointment: Ur was dusty and forlorn, with no discernible pulse.