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Mamre

(măm`rē), in the Bible, Amorite ally of Abraham and owner of part of HebronHebron,
Arab. Al-Khalil, city (2003 est. pop. 155,000), the West Bank. Hebron is situated at an altitude of 3,000 ft (910 m) in a region where grapes, cereal grains, and vegetables are grown.
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Yahweh appeared to Abraham hear the oaks of Mamre. Abraham was sitting at the entrance to his tent, in the heat of the day, when he looked up and saw three men standing nearby.
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But job opportunities in her home town of Mamre, a community living about 30 kilometres north of the City of Cape Town, were few and far between.
Further, he built new structures at David's tomb and at the Abrahamic sites of Hebron and Mamre, in order to connect himself with the Jewish past.
This week, in Chapter 10, the rabbis dealt with the complementary case of a "rebellious elder," zaken mamre; but in this case, it was interesting to see, they make no such effort at extenuation.
The Qur'an uses the story of Abraham's treatment of his guests at Mamre --as does the Hebrew Bible--to show virtue of hospitality:
(249) Maimonides, Introduction, Mishnah Torah (translation by Mechon Mamre, 2008), available at http://www.mechon-mamre.org/e/e0000.htm.
This is why the traditional icon of God as Trinity is a depiction of the three strangers--or foreigners--in the form of angels received by Abraham under the oak of Mamre, as described in Genesis, chapter 18.
In the Moment adduces biblical anatheist moments: Abraham under the Mamre Tree, Mary at the instant of Annunciation, Muhammad in the cave on Mount Hira make visible religious responses to the advent of alterity in the midst of the human by waging war or peace, by caring or hating.