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Sarah Isaias

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SARAH ISAIAS is a family physician who, for the past 23 years, has worked in an inner-city clinic caring for the medically-uninsured. More recently, she has been drawn to the intensive study of religion, in particular the Abrahamic faith traditions, with the intention of making a contribution to interfaith efforts to foster peace and understanding between peoples. She recently received a masters degree in Jewish Studies, and is an avid scholar of Arabic, Hebrew, Torah, and Quran.

Her first novel, “A New Song,” is the creative synthesis of all of her studies: scientific, medical, religious and philosophic. Though structured as a compelling adventure story, it is, in truth, a powerful message of both the ultimate unity and the simultaneous and
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My novel, "A New Song," will be re-released under the title "The Rendezvous," in conjunction with the upcoming commercial premiere of the major motion picture of that name in spring of 2017. Inspired by the book and directed by Amin Matalqa, the movie stars "Castle's" Stana Katic and "Homeland's" Raza Jaffrey in a romantic adventure thriller that pairs an American Muslim U.S. agent with a Jewis... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 01, 2017 18:45 • 27 views • Tags: castle, homeland, islam, jaffrey, judaism, katic, motion-picture, peace, raza, rendezvous, stana
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A New Song

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“So that's what it's all about! You put your whole self in, you take your whole self out; you put your whole self in and you shake it all about. The idea is that by doing whatever you're doing with all of you, you can then take all of you out. The trick is how to do both.”
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