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The way he blends travel and history with religion and emotion is incredible.
Without seeming preachy, Feiler is ultimately able to suggest that the power of religion should be channeled to overcome differences in favor of tolerance and respect.
Each time I read one of his books, I gain a greater appreciation for the Biblical texts that I hadn't before.
I found this book extremely interesting and am anxious to read further books by Bruce Feiler. I listened to his interview with Rabbi Mark Golub on the Shalom TV channel. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Iris D. Walsh
Have read a number of his books, "Abraham" being the best, but this one seems a bit thrown together. Also, as a book on CD, Feiler is not the best reader. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Ed HikerTraveler
I have several of his books. This is another one of his books making me want to visit the Mideast and travel the Bible...Published 8 months ago by Dale Waldvogel
I was very disappointed in this book. The author understands little of the Old and New Testament. He often makes erroneous comments about Bible characters and events. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Amazon Customer
Bruce's "travel log" is both physical and spiritual. Be prepared to question your own beliefs and expand your faith. He opened my eyes to new depths of God's power and grace. Read morePublished 13 months ago by William130
This book wonderfully blends the adventure of travel with roots of biblical history. You will feel that you are indeed along for the trip as the author wings his way into risky... Read morePublished 17 months ago by E. Easton
"In the Middle East, what you believe can still get you killed"
It is an amazing book both in Feiler's writing style, but also in the information he presented in an... Read more
This book is very readable while raising some very complex questions about the Bible, the Holy Land and their place in present day Judaism.Published 18 months ago by MARI ZIMMERMAN