Walking the Bible (eBook)

Description


Both a heart-racing adventure and an uplifting quest, Walking the Bible describes one man's epic odyssey—by foot, jeep, rowboat, and camel—through the greatest stories every told. From crossing the Red Sea to climbing Mount Sinai to touching the burning bush, Bruce Feiler's inspiring journey will forever change your view of some of history's most storied events.

About the Author


Bruce Feiler is the author of five consecutive New York Times bestsellers, including Walking the Bible, Abraham, and America's Prophet. He writes the "This Life" column for the New York Times and lives in Brooklyn with his wife and twin daughters.

Praise for Walking the Bible…


“An instant classic…A pure joy to read.”
-Washington Post Book World

“Smart and savvy, insightful and illuminating.”
-Los Angeles Times

“An exciting, well-told story informed by Feiler’s boundless intellectual curiosity...[and] sense of adventure.”
-Miami Herald

“An eloquently spiritual pilgrimage.”
-Entertainment Weekly

“Feiler’s accomplishment, and it’s a profound one, is to confront his idea of God...”
-San Francisco Chronicle

“An inspirational oasis…From the barren land, Feiler emerges, like those whose paths he traces, renewed and transformed.”
-People

“An enthusiastic travelogue…Feiler delivers a wealth of information in an accessible and entertaining format.”
-New York Times Book Review

“[Feiler] is an excellent guide...He has...invested [this book] with a keen intellectual curiosity.”
-New York Times

“Bruce Feiler went looking for proof. He learned that proof doesn’t matter.”
-USA Today

“Evocative, descriptive, emotionally honest, and often funny.”
-Christian Science Monitor

“Feiler, not unlike Mark Twain, brings a sharp sense of humor to the whole endeavor.”
-Los Angeles Times

“A powerful and spiritual pilgrimage…in every way, marvelous if not indispensable reading for anyone remotely interested in the Torah.”
-Chicago Sun-Times

“The perfect read for people who are interested in the Bible and the middle East.”
-Jerusalem Post

“A work of magic...[succeeds] in making the Bible exciting.”
-Angelican Herald

“Goren and Feiler make for two of the most entertaining traveling buddies since Bob Hope and Bing Crosby.”
-San Francisco Jewish Bulletin

“This book belongs on the shelves next to the classics.”
-Publishers Weekly (*starred review)

“Anyone planning to visit the Middle East should take two books with them--the Bible and this one.”
-Calgary Herald

Product Details ISBN-13: 9780061804823
Published: HarperCollins e-books, 09/14/2010
Language: en