Walking the Bible
One part adventure story, one part archaeological detective work, one part spiritual exploration, "Walking the Bible" vividly recounts an inspiring personal odyssey -- by foot, jeep, rowboat, and camel -- through the greatest stories ever told.^Feeling a desire to reconnect...
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One part adventure story, one part archaeological detective work, one part spiritual exploration, "Walking the Bible" vividly recounts an inspiring personal odyssey -- by foot, jeep, rowboat, and camel -- through the greatest stories ever told.^Feeling a desire to reconnect to the Bible, award-winning author Bruce Feller set out on a perilous, ten-thousand-mile journey, retracing the Five Books of Moses through the desert. Traveling through three continents, five countries, and four war zones, Feller is the first person to complete such a historic expedition. He crosses the Red Sea, climbs Mount Sinai, and interviews bedouin and pilgrims alike, as he attempts to answer the question: Is the Bible just an abstraction or is it a living, breathing entity?^Along with renowned archaeologist Avner Goren, Feller treks through Turkey, Israel, the Palestinian territories, Egypt, the Sinai, and Jordan, visiting the actual places of some of history's most storied events, from the mountain whe
In the tradition of Thomas Cahill and Bruce Chatwin, this fascinating book takes readers on a firsthand journey through the greatest stories ever told, drawing from the latest archaeological research about each site and exploring how geography affects the larger narrative of the Bible. Endpaper maps.
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.