Abraham lives in Haran as a successful merchant who wants more out of life – so he sets out for Kanaan. In his quest for happiness he is guided by his desire to find the one true God. Spending night after night under the stars, he awaits a sign of Elohim.
In Kanaan Abraham remains a foreigner with his business failing and his wife Sara not being pregnant. He refuses to make sacrifices to local gods and stays true to his faith, after all he has big plans: He considers himself chosen and wishes to form his own tribe. But first, he is underway to Egypt.
There, pharaoh Amenemhet is on the throne and Abraham soon finds himself at Amenemhet’s service. The pharaoh draws up a political plan which aims to be useful for Egypt and incidentally raises Abraham’s hopes in making his dream a reality.
Ivan Ivanji tells a family’s history full of love, hatred, murder, fraud and intrigues: An expressive paraphrase of the world’s best-selling book: the Bible.
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