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Where God Was Born A Daring Adventure Through the Bible's Greatest Stories Free read Ë eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ At a time when America debates its values and the world braces for religious war Bruce Feiler author of the New York Times bestsellers Walking the Bible aStherIn Where God Was Born Feiler discovers that at the birth of Western religion all faiths drew from one another and were open to coexistence Feiler's bold realization is that the Bible argues for interfaith harmony It cannot be ceded to one side in the debate over values Feiler urges moderates to take back the Bible and use its powerful voice as a beacon of shared idealsIn his most ambitious work to date Bruce Feiler has written a brave uplifting story that stirs the deepest chords of our time Where God Was Born offers a rare universal vision of God that can inspire different faiths to an allegiance of hop. I read this a few years ago My copy has the subtitle 'A Journey by Land to the Roots of Religion' which I think is a better description as it was neither daring nor an adventure but it was very interesting

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At a time when America debates its values and the world braces for religious war Bruce Feiler author of the New York Times bestsellers Walking the Bible and Abraham travels ten thousand miles through the heart of the Middle East Israel Ira and Iran and examines the uestion Is religion tearing us apart or can it bring us togetherWhere 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 Feiler's journey uncovers little known details abou. A few months ago I began my own journey through the Old Testament to try to understand what I didn't understand Born and raised Catholic I felt disconnected from the Old Testament At that point I had not heard of Bruce Feiler I selected this book on a whim and I am so incredibly glad I didWhere God Was Born is incredible In a very real and very emotional journey Feiler brings Biblical history to life And in doing so he paves the way for religious tolerance and understanding without being overly spiritual I think I used the highlight feature on my Kindle on this book than any other book The people he meets are insightful The prose is elouent The history is fascinating I would recommend this book to two types of people1 Those looking to explore ancient history I felt like I was back in my Ancient World Civilization class in high school Only this time I was interested It was fun to follow the path of Biblical history with Feiler as my guide2 Those looking for religious understanding When I started reading the Old Testament I started to gain a better understanding but I still didn't understand two things why the Jewish people been continuously persecuted throughout history and what the heck was really going on in the Middle East Feiler filled the gapI would not call myself a deeply religious person But Feiler helped me understand my relationship with religion I plan on reading his other books as well

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Where God Was Born A Daring Adventure Through the Bible's Greatest StoriesT the common roots of Judaism Christianity and Islam and affirms the importance of the Bible in today's worldIn his intimate accessible style Feiler invites readers on a never in a lifetime experienceIsrael Feiler takes a perilous helicopter dive over Jerusalem treks through secret underground tunnels and locates the spot where David toppled GoliathIra After being airlifted into Baghdad Feiler visits the Garden of Eden and the birthplace of Abraham and makes a life threatening trip to the rivers of BabylonIran Feiler explores the home of the Bible's first messiah and uncovers the secret burial place of ueen E. Hard to get through It feels forced after he did so well with his first book He follows a script go to a significant place droll on for pages describing what the Bible says about it Some of this isn't too bad some of it feels like filler Repeat the history of the area that you can find on Wikipedia or in any other book then tell us why it didn't really happen that way and how the Bible was made up by some guys with good intent but in spite of its fallacious information the author feels closer to the text location people or some other eureka moment If you like wishy washy cherry picking of the Bible combined with forced conclusions drawn from someone who appears to have only recently read part of the Bible who then concludes that truth is subjective and you can draw close to God based on your feelings inspite of the warnings of the text this is the book for you