Community Health Project--rationale and methods.
We owe it--as Jews and Christians--to our common heritage, to imitate our forefather Abraham, who received the unexpected visit of the three strangers under the shade of the oak trees in Mamre
(described in Genesis 18).
Providing additional north-south road capacity for the growing population of Western Sydney, relieving congestion in existing corridors such as The Northern Road and Mamre
focuses on the story of Abraham and Sarah at Mamre
and the strangers' empty or excessive gift of Isaac, the gift of the Spirit at Pentecost, and the gift of Christ's body at the Last Supper and Eucharist.
As in the earlier episode at Mamre
, Abraham finds himself maneuvered to the other side of the dialogue.
17) Philologos, "Back to Mamre
," Forward (blog), Nov.
Just as Abraham graciously tended to the three visitors at Mamre
(Genesis 18) and was graced with the presence of God and the promise of a son through them, so did the good widow of Zarephath tend to Elijah.
After this, Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah east of Mamre
(that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan.
'the Lord appeared' as three men that come and speak to Abraham; one of them tells him that 'I [God] will return and Sarah shall have a son;' she laughs and then 'the Lord' speaks directly to Abraham (18:1-16).
And Abram moved his tent, And came and dwelt by the terebinths of Mamre
, Which are in Hebron, And built there an altar unto the Lord.
Weakened but not defeated, her inspiring journey is chronicled in Shirley Emmett's poignant new novel, The Trees of Mamre
(published by CrossBooks), a timeless tale of love, family, struggle and triumph with Jesus Christ.
The results of knowledge and awareness of hypertension correspond with the Mamre
Hypertension Project (Metcalf, Hoffman, Steyn, Katzenellenbogen & Fourie, 1996:22), which confirmed the need for an intervention programme that included improved blood pressure screening services and improved management of known hypertension.