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SUMMARY The Source

In the grand storytelling style that is his signature James Michener sweeps us back through time to the very beginnings of the Jewish faith thousands of years ago Through the predece. I can remember reading this thing for hours each night curled up in bed when I was 13 years old It basically began my career in archaeology fingers crossed for grad school apps Based on Tel Megiddo it tells the story of a fictional Tel from its birth to its excavation 12000 years later It follows the path of a single family against many gods as it tells the story of Canaanite Hebrew Greek Roman Ottoman and Israeli civilization While some of the material is dated it nevertheless remains one of the most creative and well written books I ve ever had the pleasure of reading and re reading

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The Source

Ssors of four modern men and women we experience the entire colorful history of the Jews including the life of the early Hebrews and their persecutions the impact of Christianity the. The Source is a thing of beauty in its planning and intricacies This books is three things at once A novel a collection of short stories and a history of religion from ancient times through to the modern era and it works wonderfully on all three levels though it is best as a novel since every story actually ties together in the end much like one would expect human history to do Everything is connected and that includes us all as people Most of all though if you have any interest in Judaism the oldest of the Big Three this book is a journey you must take Same truth stands if you re interested in the conflict in the modern Middle East including the mentality of Arab vs Jew We didn t always hate each other you know In fact in the end we re all the same The book celebrates our differences while pointing a lot of this sameness out a sameness many of us would like to ignore because it s easier to hate those that are different From the time of Baal through Hellenistic and Roman rule from the crusades to the refugees from the Russian pogroms and Nazi Germany this book is a good introduction to history as well as a love story to a land that has served humans since before we had a concept of time itself A masterpiece

James A. Michener ↠ 1 REVIEW

Crusades and the Spanish Inuisition all the way to the founding of present day Israel and the Middle East conflictA sweeping chronology filled with excitementTHE PHILADELPHIA INUIRE. The current news of a 1500 year old church uncovered in an archaeological dig in Israel was like d j vu for me after reading The Source early this New Year s This picture above and its story could be straight out of a movie version of The Source I think the book s dig was based on Tel Megiddo but Michener observed archaeologists at work at Hazor to prepare for writing this book As you can tell from reading the other reviews here the conflicts between peoples and the layering of religious histories in the middle east are traced here in to their earliest roots in James A Michener s signature historical fiction style In Melissa s Review she writes that Michener traces the history of a single town in IsraelPalestine through the ages from man s earliest attempts to tame nature and understand the supernatural through the evolutions of the world s greatest religions to the contemporary struggles that mark the land I was surprised and encouraged to see so many reviewers remarking upon how many times they d re read this book and how many archaeologists here on GR are reviewing and rating this book many even awarding the book some claim on creating the ambition and interest that led them to pursue the field of archeology in the first place It is a compelling read that illustrates the multidisciplinary nature of archeology and its reliance on a knowledge of history language science engineering and architecture Wonderful stuff and even wonderful to have all of it bound between the covers of one book My paperback copy felt like it might be as old as the church uncovered by this dig and Michener s fictional euivalent it literally fell into about four sections somewhere in Phoenix during my New Year s journey s stopover on the way home so I haven t finished it yet Half of it went into the circular file at PHX This is truly a story of biblical proportions so losing half of it can still mean you were already a few hundred pages into the story I ll be getting a hardbound or kindle edition to use for reading the second half


10 thoughts on “The Source

  1. says:

    I can remember reading this thing for hours each night curled up in bed when I was 13 years old It basically began my career in archae

  2. says:

    I have mixed fond and not so fond memories about The Source I am a huge Michener fan and have read all of his books The Source is at the top of my Michener list along with The Drifters I started The Source in 1974 when I was visiting Israel the subject of the book Part of my visit included a bus tour of Israel I

  3. says:

    The Source is definitely a highly entertaining and extremely interesting work and I never lost interest It presents the pa

  4. says:

    This was a book that helped me have a complete view of world history and all the tensions surrounding the middle east I read in in high school during the first gulf war My high school was pretty substandard it was a small town and t

  5. says:

    If you've ever held something really old in your hands and wondered what was life like when this was made? The Source is a chance to have your musings answered Michener weaves fiction and history together seamlessly as he

  6. says:

    The Source is a thing of beauty in its planning and intricacies This books is three things at once A novel a collection of short stories and a history of religion from ancient times through to the modern era and it works wonderfully on all three levels though it is best as a novel since every story actually ties together in the end much like one would expect human history to do Everything is connected and that includes

  7. says:

    After reading 'Alaska' immediately before this one I did not find this as good This book tells the tale of the Middle East and the spark of early Judaism and its transmutation into Christianity and Islam The story is broken into two parts one

  8. says:

    This is typical Michener and he went on the archaeological excavations at Hazor to research it I really loved it when I read it in junior high which I did partly to prove that I could read such long books I rere

  9. says:

    The current news of a 1500 year old church uncovered in an archaeological dig in Israel was like déjà vu for me after reading The Source early

  10. says:

    I began reading with enthusiasm for the premise of this book looking at the history of Israel through the eyes of archaeologists at a dig Unfortunately now I feel it was a subject too large in scope for even this author and his legendary research After throwing out the first chapter on cavemen as an anomaly each subseuen