Tag: woman at the well
Biblical Reading and Reflections: July 27th (Nehemiah 5 & John 4:1-26)
January 10th: Genesis 10 and John 5:25-47
January 8th: Genesis 8 and John 4:27-54
January 7th: Genesis 7 and John 4:1-26
Is the Samaritan Woman Like Hagar and Other Such Questions
The story of Hagar found in Genesis 16 reminds me of the Samaritan woman in John 4. Both accounts involve a woman who is (in some sense) cast out from the Abrahamic community. She is met by God in visible form at a spring/well, and responds by praising his seeing/knowledge about her life. Has anyone else commented on this parallel before, or is it a bit too “fanciful” to be helpful?
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