Sarah Author:Roberta Kells Dorr From the moment Abram strides into the pagan temple to rescue Sarai from a terrifying ordeal, he makes a clean break with the idols and sacrifices of his ancestors. With Sarai now beside him, he sets out in search of the land and blessings promised him by his God. But the land he finds is harsh, and Sarai's barrenness seems to mo... more »ck God's pledge that Abram's descendants would become as numerous as the stars.
Sarai sweeps from the pagan ritual of Ur to barren desert encampments, from the white-walled palaces of Egypt's Pharaoh to the land God promised to give Abram and his offspring. This epic story explores the inner lives of Sarai and her husband -- their dreams, disappointments, unquenchable faith, and change of names. And it chronicles the lives of others who joined their journey: beautiful Hagar, the princess of Pharaoh, who became a handmaiden and mother of Ishmael; Isaac, the promised son, whose life hangs in the balance during his father's most harrowing test of faith.« less