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America's prophet : how the story of Moses shaped America

Author: Bruce S Feiler
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Harper Perennial edView all editions and formats
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An exploration of how the story of Moses has influenced American history traces the biblical figure's role in inspiring change, from the Pilgrims' journey and the visions of the Founding Fathers to the ideologies of the civil rights movement.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Moses, (Biblical leader); Moses, (Biblical leader)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce S Feiler
ISBN: 9780061726279 0061726273
OCLC Number: 708653713
Notes: Originally published as America's Prophet : Moses and the American story. New York: William Morrow, 2009.
Description: 352, 32 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: Moses! Moses! --
An errand into the wilderness --
Proclaim liberty throughout the land --
A Moses for America --
Let my people go --
The war between the Moseses --
Mother of exiles --
The Ten Commandments --
I've seen the promised land --
A narrative of hope --
Giving thanks --
The books of Moses.
Responsibility: Bruce Feiler.

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An exploration of how the story of Moses has influenced American history traces the biblical figure's role in inspiring change, from the Pilgrims' journey and the visions of the Founding Fathers to the ideologies of the civil rights movement.

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