Abraham's 'Faith In The Exordium'

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The assigned reading is the story of Abraham and his son Isaac, and one of the main themes that is repetitively outlined is ‘faith’, more specifically Abraham’s faith within God. In the Exordium, the narrator provides analogies of different scenarios in which Abraham could have chosen a more moral approach to the situation, for example the analogy of Abraham allowing Isaac to lose faith in him rather than in God. The man could not grasp an understanding of the relationship Abraham shared with God; having complete faith in God without holding any doubts. Faith in this situation is considered above all which can be perceived through Abraham’s behaviour as he does not disclose what God had asked of him but rather silently fulfils the demand. In
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