Abraham (Paperback)

A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths

By Bruce Feiler

William Morrow Paperbacks, 9780060838669, 272pp.

Publication Date: August 2, 2005

List Price: 12.99*
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Description

Both immediate and timeless, Abraham tells the powerful story of one man's search for the shared ancestor of Judaism, Christianity, andIslam. Traveling through war zones, braving violence at religious sites, andseeking out faith leaders, Bruce Feiler uncovers the defining yet divisive role that Abraham plays for half the world's believers. Provocative anduplifting, Abraham offers a thoughtful and inspiring vision of unity that redefines what we think about our neighbors, our future, and ourselves.

This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.


Praise For Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths

“A winning mix of insight, passion, and historical research...provides a basis for fostering genuine communication.”

“Fascinating...an intriguing page turner.”

“This is a joy to read.”

”A vivid and discerning tour through a land that reflects this epochal figure’s life of exile, questioning...and faith.”

“Quietly brilliant. . . passionate and prayerful.”

“A compelling read.”

“An exquisitely written journey...100 percent engaging.”--

“Feiler’s pluralistic view of this pivotal figure is intriguing.”

“Engaging, accessible.”

“A thoughtful combination of theology, history and travel writing.”

“An engaging, timely book.”

“A heartrending journey...fascinating.”

“Feiler’s book probably couldn’t have come at a better time.”

“Scrupulously fair in reporting the thinking of all of the traditions...appealing.”

“Captures the beauty and desolation of the landscape, the tension of its shared holy places...”

“Compelling.”

“Feiler’s combination of journalism, commentary and self-discovery tells the reader volumes about humankind.”