America's Prophet: Moses and the American Story

America's Prophet: Moses and the American Story

Bruce Feiler


The exodus tale is America's tale.

Moses is our actual founding father.

during this groundbreaking ebook, New York Times bestselling writer Bruce Feiler travels via touchstones in American background and lines the biblical prophet's impact from the Mayflower via this present day. Feiler visits the island the place the pilgrims spent their first Sabbath, climbs the bell tower the place the freedom Bell was once inscribed with a quote from Moses, retraces the Underground Railroad the place "Go Down, Moses" was once the nationwide anthem of slaves, and dons the gown Charlton Heston wore in The Ten Commandments.

One half experience tale, one half literary detective tale, one half exploration of religion in modern lifestyles, America's Prophet takes readers from Gettysburg to Selma, the Silver display to the Oval workplace, to appreciate how Moses formed the nation's personality. America's Prophet is an exhilarating unique paintings of heritage that may eternally swap how we view the USA, our religion and our destiny.

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