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Embarking on a dangerous quest for the physical and metaphysical origins of the world's great religious traditions, this modern love story follows a Muslim poet and a Jewish physician in the global search for a poem they believe to be the key to humanity's redemption. After traveling the world and facing off against shadowy conspirators and violent extremists, they discove ...more
Paperback, 412 pages
Published February 15th 2017 by New Song, LLC
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Was a little skeptical about this book not my usual read but was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed it.
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After seeing the movie starring Stana Katic and Raza Jaffrey, I couldn’t wait to read the book that had inspired it. I knew the book focuses more on the religion aspect than the movie does, and while I don’t usually read books revolving around religion, I really enjoyed it. Once I’d started reading, I couldn’t put it down.

The Rendezvous, originally published in 2011 as “A New Song”, tells the story of Rachel Roseman, a Jewish doctor, and Yakub Al-Shadi, a Muslim man, who search for an ancient po
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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 d ...more
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