October 9 – Abraham the Patriarch; Denis

Abraham the Patriarch (XIX cent. BC(E), maybe?) is the common patriarch of the three great Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam). According to the Book of Genesis, Abraham was born Abram (“mighty father”; God later renames him Abraham, “father of many nations”[1]), and wandered into Canaan from Ur in Mesopotamia in response to a prompting… Continue reading October 9 – Abraham the Patriarch; Denis