Abraham (Paperback)

A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths

By Bruce Feiler

William Morrow Paperbacks, 9780060838669, 272pp.

Publication Date: August 2, 2005

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (11/10/2003)
Hardcover (9/17/2002)
Paperback (3/1/2004)

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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.

About the Author

Bruce Feiler is the author of six consecutive New York Times bestsellers, including Abraham, Where God Was Born, America's Prophet, The Council of Dads, and The Secrets of Happy Families. He is a columnist for the New York Times, a popular lecturer, and a frequent commentator on radio and television. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and twin daughters.

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.”
— Christian Science Monitor

“Fascinating...an intriguing page turner.”
— St. Petersburg Times

“This is a joy to read.”
— Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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

“Quietly brilliant. . . passionate and prayerful.”
— Booklist

“A compelling read.”
— St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“An exquisitely written journey...100 percent engaging.”--
— Boston Globe

“Feiler’s pluralistic view of this pivotal figure is intriguing.”
— Washington Post Book World

“Engaging, accessible.”
— Miami Herald

“A thoughtful combination of theology, history and travel writing.”
— Austin American-Statesman

“An engaging, timely book.”
— Book Magazine

“A heartrending journey...fascinating.”
— Colorado Springs Gazette

“Feiler’s book probably couldn’t have come at a better time.”
— Raleigh News & Observer

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

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

— Arizona Republic

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