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Religion and Spirituality
Abraham, his father
Hagar, his mother
Isaac, his half-brother
Sarah, his father's wife
Society: Religion and Spirituality: Islam: Calendar: Eid ul Adhah
Abraham and the Child of Sacrifice: Isaac or Ishmael?
- Deconstruction of the extra-Koranic Muslim tradition that Ishmael, not his brother, was the intended sacrifice of Genesis.
Catholic Encyclopedia: Ismael
- Commentary on the spurned son of Abraham from the traditional Catholic perspective.
Comparative Index to Islam: Ishmael
- Highlights differences between Islamic and Christian beliefs about the illegitimate son of Abraham.
Concerning Ismael The Son Of Abraham
- Chapter on Abraham's illegitimate son by the first-century Jewish historian Josephus.
- Profile of the son of Abraham from a joint Lutheran and Catholic bible study project.
- Biblical biography of the wicked son of Abraham from a general Christian perspective.
Jewish Encyclopedia: Ishmael
- Overview of Abraham's first-born son from the traditional Jewish perspective, including Talmudic commentary and apocrypha.
Jewish Virtual Library: Ishmael
- Brief profile of the illegitimate son of Abraham, with links to pertinent Torah passages.
- The traditional Muslim view of the ancestor of Mohammed, with Koranic references.
Prophets and Spirits of Islam: Ishmael
- Profile of the father of the Arabs from a Muslim perspective.
Yishmael and Hagar: A Perspective
- Rabbinic commentary on some of the questions raised by Abraham's apparent abandonment of his son.
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