The First Love Story: Adam, Eve, and Us (Random House Large Print)

By | December 21, 2017
The First Love Story: Adam, Eve, and Us (Random House Large Print) Author Bruce Feiler
ISBN-10 1524756210
ISBN-13 9781524756215
Year 2017-03-21
Pages 464
Language English
Publisher Random House Large Print
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Walking the Bible and Abraham comes a revelatory journey across four continents and 4 000 years exploring how Adam and Eve introduced the idea of love into the world and how they continue to shape our deepest feelings about relationships family and togetherness Since antiquity one story has stood at the center of every conversation about men and women One couple has been the battleground for human relationships and sexual identity That couple is Adam and Eve Yet instead of celebrating them history has blamed them for bringing sin deceit and death into the world In this fresh retelling of their story New York Times columnist and PBS host Bruce Feiler travels from the Garden of Eden in Iraq to the Sistine Chapel in Rome from John Miltons London to Mae Wests Hollywood discovering how Adam and Eve should be hailed as exemplars of a long term healthy resilient relationship At a time of discord and fear over the strength of our social fabric Feiler shows how historys first couple can again be role models for unity forgiveness and love Containing all the humor insight and wisdom that have endeared Bruce Feiler to readers around the world The First Love Story is an unforgettable journey that restores Adam and Eve to their rightful place as central figures in our culture s imagination and reminds us that even our most familiar stories still have the ability to surprise inspire and guide us today

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