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Where God Was Born A Daring Adventure Through the Bible's Greatest StoriesEs near the beginning are the kind of I went there e said this I went to another place they said that narrative of encounters a person remembers with warmth and that provide backstory for the entire experience but that for person remembers with warmth and that provide backstory for the entire experience but that for who wasn t there are better shortened into about a tenth of the space into about a tenth of the space remember thinking despite my interest in the subject this is going to be a 3 star review but *remember thinking despite my interest in the subject this is going to be a 3 star review but I got into Feiler s substantial theological and istorical observations I discovered I d been very mistakenYes Yahweh promised the Exodus wanderers a place and a space promised to accompany them into the land but as Feiler points out ultimately their identity as the people of God living in a covenant of grace love The Fiddler in the Subway hospitality and peace depended not upon geography or temple but meant obediently keeping Torah Wherever you were wherever you wandered any place you were sent whether in Jerusalem or in diaspora at the furthest ends of the earth unlike the assorted place gods of the rest of the ancient near east Yahweh was there Page 194 Wandering isoly too God is not exclusively a figure of the land Trumbull Park (Northeastern Library of Black Literature) he s also a figure of the wilderness He s a figure of all lands On page 196 With no access to sacred sites sacred text becomes Israel s lifeline to its past And the people of the God ofistory become people with a storyI love the author s emphasis on the power of prophecy along with God s call to us to partner with eaven in re creating justice and righteousness in a broken world As Martin Buber pointed out it is not the priest but the prophet who olds true power and authority Through Yahweh s word spoken by prophets scripture becomes a voice for and the voice of the broken needy and vulnerable Created in the divine image Rve, cl de l'identit humans also speak and live a creative redemptive reconciling wordWhere God Was Born includes an informal bibliography of additional resources and a comprehensive index If any aspect of Bruce Feiler s journey interests you I trust you ll enjoy and benefit from this book We know Feiler fromis best selling Abraham and Walking the Bible Feiler is a Jew from the South and sees Exercices de style himself as secular than religious bute Cemetery Planet I has acuired a taste for the Holy Land and continuesis exploration there seeking not only familiarity with the physical Elämän ja kuoleman kentältä – Sotarunoilija Aarni Suursalon vaikutelmia vapaussodasta history of the area butoping to come to grips with a felt need for a fulfilled relationship to God and religion Bruce Feiler image from The Reluctant Heiress Lone Star Legacy his websiteThere is much interesting triviaere What is the source of the Star of David What sort of person was David really and Les Osismes Peuple de l'Occident Gaulois how much of the Goliath battle can we really believe He looks at some of the roots of the biblical tales What was Ur to later civilization StherIn 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 interfaitharmony 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 L'Europe et le mythe de l'Occident his most ambitious work to date Bruce Feileras 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 op. .
Lped me understand my relationship with religion I plan on reading is other books as well This was the 3rd Feiler book I ve read the first two of which were outstanding Council of Dads and Walking the Bible Both of those were great I was expecting as much from this one but nah I was disappointed with this book I ll start with the title it isn t a daring adventure I The Kitchen Linens Book Using Sharing and Cherishing the Fabrics of Our Daily Lives hate it when titles or subtitles inaccuratelyype a book That s an indication the book lacks substance And This Book Lacks this book lacks The book is less about the archeological findings and about the people who appened to be there when e visited and musings about Thank You God For Everything his own faith FYI Feiler is Jewish andis faith Dirla tutta sul mercato globale. Idee per un'economia mondiale assennata has evolved over the course of these books I m not opposed to that bute muses too much on Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America's Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing his own personal faith in this book The book is flat I m sorry to say it is flat If you are interested in what I ll characterize as pre Abram LavantMesopotamian religion I suspect there are better books out there Mr Feiler likes to travel to the sites of Bible stories to better understand them In this booke shares Mordecai Cubitt Cooke Victorian Naturalist Mycologist Teacher and Eccentric his journeys to Jerusalem to visit the Western Wall to Ira to see the cradle of civilization where the Tigris and Euphrates run and to Iran He sees not only the archaeological sites but also engages in conversations about religion and growing relationships with God He sees that the Jewish people grew from a faith based on land building the temple in Jerusalem to a faith that worked anywhere as they lived in exile in BabylonThis is a book I want to read again because there is so much to absorb I enjoyed this book as the author visited places where the bible was actually written and the storiesappened I read this a few years ago My copy The Gold's Gym Training Encyclopedia 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 Whilst reading the stories along the way author Bruce Feiler retraces Hebrew Bible narratives in their original locales Asis own faith deepens and broadens Feiler provides The Origin of Feces historical cultural archeological and biblical perspectives onow and where the eternal universal ubiuitous God of Judaism Islam and Christianity began self revealing to Redeeming the Republic Federalists Taxation and the Origins of the Constitution humanity and entered into covenant relationship with creation Feiler s journey though bible lands is both ecumenical and interfaith I especially appreciateis articulating some the typically overlooked and ignored fact of immense influence Zoroastrianism Guide to the Contemporary Harp hasad on Judaism and Christianity ey people in classes I ve taught ow times Il metodo dell'ovulazione. Atlante have I tried to explain thatAt first I was disappointed since a total of about 100 pag. T the common roots of Judaism Christianity and Islam and affirms the importance of the Bible in today's worldInis intimate accessible style Feiler invites readers on a never in a lifetime experienceIsrael Feiler takes a perilous With Krishna's Eyes 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 theome of the Bible's first messiah and uncovers the secret burial place of ueen

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A friend of mine with *someone uestionable taste in books 1 Loaned Me This Particular Volume To Read And It loaned me this particular volume to read and it taste in books 1 loaned me this particular volume to read and it matches with many of the other books I ave read from this source If it matches with many of the other books I ave read from this source If book was interesting and well written which it was it was by no means a perfect book nor did I find the author s perspective to be all that impressive This is a book that seeks to understand God and the Bible from the point of view of a self sufficient Yoga in the Workplace human being and like Henry James fal Hard to get through It feels forced aftere did so well with L'ORTHOGRAPHE FACILE - ORTHOGRAPHE D'USAGE, REGLES GRAMMATICALES, HOMONYMES, DICTIONNAIRE ORTHOGRAPHIQUE 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 theistory of the area that you can find on Wikipedia or in any other book then tell us why it didn t really Dictionnaire Le Robert de poche 2020 happen that way andow 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 The Mark of Cain 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 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 Iad not Les Chevaliers du Zodiaque : St Seiya, tome 27 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 Biblicalistory to life And in doing so Found in Translation he paves the way for religious tolerance and understanding without being overly spiritual I think I used theighlight feature on my Kindle on this book than any other book The people Folktales from the Moose of Burkina Faso he meets are insightful The prose is elouent Theistory is fascinating I would recommend this book to two types of people1 Those looking to explore ancient istory I felt like I was back in my Ancient World Civilization class in igh school Only this time I was interested It was fun to follow the path of Biblical Frankenstein; or The Modern Prometheus 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 throughoutistory and what the eck was really going on in the Middle East Feiler filled the gapI would not call myself a deeply religious person But Feiler e. 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 eart 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. ,