|An Israeli Arab women and her child cry after a Hezbollah missile strike July 19 in Haifa, Israel. Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images |
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--While it’s an oversimplification to say the strife in the Middle East at its core is just bad blood between brothers, some people believe there is biblical justification for that position.
They’re referring to Abraham’s two sons by two mothers: Ishmael, the firstborn to handmaiden Hagar, and Isaac, born in God’s timing to 100-year-old Sarah. Read More