Abraham : A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths
Abraham A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths Author:Bruce Feiler In this timely, provocative, and uplifting journey, the bestselling author of Walking the Bible searches for the man at the heart of the world's three monotheistic religions -- and today's deadliest conflicts. At a moment when the world is asking, Can the religions get along? one figure stands out as the shared ancestor of Jew... more »s, Christians, and Muslims. One man holds the key to our deepest fears -- and our possible reconciliation. Abraham. Bruce Feiler set out on a personal quest to better understand our common patriarch. Traveling in war zones, climbing through caves and ancient shrines, and sitting down with the world's leading religious minds, Feiler uncovers fascinating, little-known details of the man who defines faith for half the world. Both immediate and timeless, Abraham is a powerful, universal story, the first-ever interfaith portrait of the man God chose to be his partner. Thoughtful and inspiring, it offers a rare vision of hope that will redefine what we think about our neighbors, our future, and ourselves.« less
A spirtual autobiography, the authors personal journey, a quest to understand our common partriarch, Abraham. This book is read like a novel, very interesting and informative.
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At a moment when the world is asking "Can the religions get along?" Abraham stands as the shared ancestor of Jews, Christians, and Muslims. he holds the key to our deepest fears---and our possible reconcilation....
Abraham offers a rare vision of hope that will redefine what we think about our neighbors, our future and ourselves.