There are 7427 blatant absurdities in the bible. Among them:
The main feature of western religion has been a steady diet of misogyny for over 2000 years. Loaded with non-stop assault on women, Christianity has degradation of women at its core.
Sarai is the first of a long line of barren women who were desperate for children. In the Bible, it is the women who are barren, never the men who sire children into their 800 birthdays. She sends Abram into her handmaid, Hagar, so that she can “obtain children by her.” Abram gladly complies.
Genesis 16:1 Now Sarai Abram’s wife bare him no children: and she had an handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar.2 And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD hath restrained me from bearing: I pray thee, go in unto my maid; it may be that I may obtain children by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.3 And Sarai Abram’s wife took Hagar her maid the Egyptian, after Abram had dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, and gave her to her husband Abram to be his wife.4 And he went in unto Hagar, and she conceived: and when she saw that she had conceived, her mistress was despised in her eyes.