Sarah, Hagar, Abraham—Hannah, Peninnah, Elkanah: Case Studies in Conflict

Frederick J. Gaiser

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 7/1/2014

Issue: Igniting Biblical Imagination (Vol. 34, No 3, Summer, 2014)

Using biblical stories as case studies may not match their original intent, but it provides another way to enter into the conversation with the material that is a legitimate goal for all engaged in the study of literature; for those who regard the Bible as the word of God, it can provide pastoral and life-giving insight, and it might be a way to engage in “biblical imagination.”

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