The First Love Story: Adam, Eve, and Us

The First Love Story: Adam, Eve, and Us

by Bruce Feiler


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594206818
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/21/2017
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Bruce Feiler is one of America's most popular voices on family, faith and survival. He writes the "This Life" column about contemporary families for the Sunday New York Times and is the author of five consecutive New York Times bestsellers, including Walking the Bible, Abraham and Where God Was Born. He is the writer/presenter of the PBS series "Walking the Bible" and "Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler."


New York, New York

Date of Birth:

October 25, 1964

Place of Birth:

Savannah, Georgia


B.A., Yale University, 1987; M.Phil. in international relations, Cambridge University, 1991

Table of Contents

Introduction: The First Couple: Why Adam and Eve Still Matter 1

1 First Comes Love: How Adam and Eve Invented Love 17

2 Meet Cute: Who Was Present at the Creation? 45

3 The Devil Made Me do it: What We Do for Love 73

4 Chore Wars: Who Needs Love? 101

5 That Look in Their Eyes: How Sex Became Evil, Then Unbecame It 127

6 The Other Woman: The Dark Side of Love 153

7 Family Affair: Are We Our Children's Keepers? 179

8 The Love You Make: Bless the Broken Road 207

Conclusion: Afterlife: What Adam and Eve Can Teach Us About Relationships 237

Acknowledgments 271

Select Bibliography 275

Sources 287

Index 297

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