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The bread of angels : a journey to love and faith

Author: Stephanie Saldana
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A romantic memoir of a young woman's year in Damascus. In 2004, 27-year-old Stephanie Saldaña traveled to Syria on a Fulbright fellowship to study the role of the prophet Jesus in Islam. She was also fleeing a broken heart. It was not an ideal time to be an American in the Middle East--the United States had recently invaded Iraq, refugees were flooding into Damascus, and dark rumors swirled that Syria might be next  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Stephanie Saldana
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie Saldana
ISBN: 9780385522007 0385522002
OCLC Number: 320131247
Description: 309 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The fallen world --
Incarnation --
Crucifixion --
Resurrection.
Responsibility: Stephanie Saldaña.
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A romantic memoir of a young woman's year in Damascus. In 2004, 27-year-old Stephanie Saldaña traveled to Syria on a Fulbright fellowship to study the role of the prophet Jesus in Islam. She was also fleeing a broken heart. It was not an ideal time to be an American in the Middle East--the United States had recently invaded Iraq, refugees were flooding into Damascus, and dark rumors swirled that Syria might be next to come under American attack. Miserable and lonely, Stephanie left Damascus to visit an ancient Christian monastery carved into the desert cliffs. In that beautiful, austere setting, she confronted her wavering faith and met Frédéric, a young French novice monk. As they set out to explore the mysteries entwining Christianity and Islam, Stephanie slowly realized that she had found God again--and that she was in love with Frédéric. But would Frédéric choose God or Stephanie?--From publisher description.

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