Blog Template Theology of the Body: Ur

Monday, June 26, 2006


"And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his daughter in law, his son Abram's wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and they came unto Haran, and dwelt there...And God said unto Abraham, I am the Lord that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it." (Genesis 11 and 15)
Spotted on my road trip today: advertisements for a new exhibit at the Houston Museum of Natural Science: artifacts from Ur, the birthplace of Abraham. I was intrigued...