Erich Segal was a writer, educator, and screenwriter. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 16, He graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in . “Personajes enfrentados a las realidades de la vida, el amor y el dinero. Analisa por dentro a los que quisieran salvar nuestras almas [el] hijo varĂ³n de una. Buy Actos de Fe by Erich Segal (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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Jun 01, Shaily rated it it was amazing. It is a book worth rereading!

Yes, again except a few phases in between. Sep 18, norcalgal rated it really liked it Shelves: A daughter who was removed from the house, who later eloped like a rebel from aunt’s house and finally returned home to live the life she always deserved.

But the vows he takes cannot protect him from one soul-igniting passion. I felt the author did a decent job portraying the Jewish and Catholic faiths.

It probably helped significantly that Segal was a Rabbi’s son. He is a Catholic priest. Acts of Faith by Erich Segal. There is no running away from who we are, where are born, and which religion we belong to.

When they are caught by Deborah’s father conversing in the entryway totally forbidden for Deborah Deborah is banished to Israel where she is forced to stay with a wretched family who claims to be loving Jewish people.


Deborah has been raised very orthodox Jew. Apr 30, Mabel rated it really liked it. I won’t give more of the story line away. Daniel finds out where she is and, when he’s sent to Israel himself for some training he takes advantage of the situation to look her up.

The book was informative for people who are not aware of Jewish and Christian traditions and ceremonies. Since this is an older book, I am almost certain I read it many years ago.

Segal has a talent for weaving together stories of perfect timing and serendipity. Maybe I’m biased because I know so few pious people in real life, so the characters and their storylines seemed really far-fetched. She was raised to be docile and dutiful–the perfect rabbi’s wife–but love will lead her to rebellion.

Acts of Faith by Erich Segal

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Ve March 1st by Bantam first published Great writing style, passionate love story. The exploration of faith and how one hew to it Deborah or not Daniel is always an interesting thing to explore. The modern day adventure, happening in an ancient setting was beautiful.

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The character development was well done. Read more Read less. Deborah and Daniel are orthodox Jewish children of a Rabbi, and each of them were brought up for a specific purpose– the perfect Jewish wife, and the perfect Rabbi.


The scholarly son of a great rabbi, he is destined to follow in hi They met as children, innocents from two different worlds. I remember at that time I could not put the book down and was very moved by the story. This is a wonderful book! Open Preview See a Problem?

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I suspect that after the success segall Love Story, both the book and the film, he wished to repeat it and wrote his books in a way which could be easily adapted to a film plot.

And destined to break his father’s heart. Definitely will recommend it to others. It is definitely a favorite of mine.

This was the book who catch me into the reading habit. It is easy for a churchman to loveGod. They met as ericj, innocents from two different worlds. I thought the author did a great job describing the difficulty of growing up in the shadow of a powerful and well-known father.