Where God Was Born LP: A Journey by Land to the Roots of Religion (Paperback)

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Description


Where God Was Born combines the adventure of a wartime chronicle, the excitement of an archaeological detective story, and the insight of personal spiritual exploration. Taking readers to biblical sites not seen by Westerners for decades, Bruce Feiler's journey uncovers little-known details about the common roots of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and affirms the importance of the Bible in today's world.

In his intimate, accessible style, Feiler invites readers on a never-in-a-lifetime experience:

  • Israel Feiler takes a perilous helicopter dive over Jerusalem, treks through secret underground tunnels, and locates the spot where David toppled Goliath.
  • Iraq After being airlifted into Baghdad, Feiler visits the Garden of Eden and the birthplace of Abraham.
  • Iran Feiler explores the home of the Bible's first messiah and uncovers the secret burial place of Queen Esther.

Where God Was Born is a daring quest that offers a rare, universal vision of God that can inspire different faiths to an allegiance of hope.

About the Author


Bruce Feiler is the author of five consecutive New York Times bestsellers, including Walking the Bible, Abraham, and America's Prophet. He writes the "This Life" column for the New York Times and lives in Brooklyn with his wife and twin daughters.

Praise for Where God Was Born LP: A Journey by Land to the Roots of Religion…


“Feiler contends that the Bible’s moral vision transcends land, power, and nationality.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“A marvelous account . . . Erudite yet immensely readable, Feiler chronicles a spiritual journey to the roots of Western civilization.”
-Booklist

Product Details ISBN-10: 0060826142
ISBN-13: 9780060826147
Large Print
Published: WmMorrow, 09/01/2005
Pages: 624
Language: English