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Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths

2 Ratings: 4.0
A book by Bruce Feiler

At a time when conflicts among three of the world's major religions--Islam, Judaism, and Christianity--are in the global spotlight, Bruce Feiler offers a stunning biography of the one man who unites all three religions: Abraham. "The most mesmerizing … see full wiki

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Author: Bruce Feiler
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
Publisher: William Morrow
2 reviews about Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three...
review by . September 14, 2008
Feiler, Bruce. "Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths", Harper Perennial, 2002.    Understanding Abraham    Amos Lassen     Bruce Feiler is something of an expert on the land of the Bible. An expert, however, is not necessarily a scholar and his study of Abraham has several inaccuracies. Nevertheless it is a fascinating read and despite the title, it leans quite heavily on the Judaic interpretation of Abraham. What Feiler does …
review by . June 16, 2003
While being the common ancestor shared by the three predominate monotheistic faiths, Abraham is revered, respected, interpreted, misinterpreted and sometimes even manipulated by theologians and the faithful who seek claim him as their own. Bruce Feiler attempts to collect the varied and sometimes conflicting stories of the man many believe to be the first to enter into a covenant with God.Universal agreement concerning Abraham does not come easily. Most Jewish, Christian or Moslems would agree that …
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