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

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HarperCollins, Sep 13, 2005 - History - 624 pages
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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.

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Review: Where God Was Born LP: A Journey by Land to the Roots of Religion

User Review  - Jasmine Star - Goodreads

I agree with Anna's review. The hostory in this book is fantastic! Its really Archaological. He talks about the different cultures, their similarities and differences. He talks about how most religion ... Read full review

Review: Where God Was Born LP: A Journey by Land to the Roots of Religion

User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

I really enjoyed the historical aspect of this book. After reading it, I am very charged to visit Iraq and Iran, and all those other anti-american countries. It will be an interesting trip if I can somehow make it work... Read full review

About the author (2005)

Bruce Feiler writes a column on contemporary family life for the New York Timesand is the author of five consecutive New YorkTimes bestsellers, including Walking the Bibleand The Council of Dads. The host of severalPBS series, he is a frequent contributor to ABC, NBC, CBS, NPR, and othermedia. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife,Linda Rottenberg, and their twin daughters.

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