America's Prophet: How the Story of Moses Shaped America

Paperback | September 21, 2010

byBruce Feiler

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Bruce Feiler’s New York Times bestsellers Abraham, Walking the Bible, and Where God Was Born brilliantly explored the roots of faith. With America’s Prophet, Feiler looks at Moses and the essential role the prophet has played in our nation’s history and development. Bruce Feiler’s most fascinating and thought-provoking book to date, America’s Prophet delves deeply into how the Exodus story and America’s true “Spiritual Founding Father” have inspired many of the most important figures and defining events in this country’s history—from the Mayflower Pilgrims to the Civil Rights movement—and how Moses can provide meaning in times of national crisis, even today.<_o3a_p>

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Bruce Feiler’s New York Times bestsellers Abraham, Walking the Bible, and Where God Was Born brilliantly explored the roots of faith. With America’s Prophet, Feiler looks at Moses and the essential role the prophet has played in our nation’s history and development. Bruce Feiler’s most fascinating and thought-provoking book to date, Am...

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Hailed as one of the most original works of history in years, America's Prophet reveals how generations of Americans have been inspired by the story of Moses.The pilgrims quoted his story. Franklin and Jefferson proposed he appear on the U.S. seal. Washington and Lincoln were called his incarnations. The Statue of Liberty and Superman ...

Bruce Feiler is the author of six consecutiveNew York Timesbestsellers, includingAbraham,Where God Was Born,America's Prophet,The Council of Dads, andThe Secrets of Happy Families. He is a columnist for theNew York Times, a popular lecturer, and a frequent commentator on radio and television. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and twin...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.9 inPublished:September 21, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061726273

ISBN - 13:9780061726279

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