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The First Love Story

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Tuesday, we’re talking about the oldest relationship in the Christian world: Adam and Eve. Writer Bruce Feiler says they confronted the ultimate human fear - loneliness - and defeated it with love.

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Tuesday, we’re talking about the oldest relationship in the Christian world: Adam and Eve. The writer Bruce Feiler says the two don’t get the credit they deserve, and in his book, he aims to redeem them for a new generation. According to Feiler, the tale of Adam and Eve is a timeless myth that still has much to teach us. They confronted the ultimate human fear - loneliness - and defeated it with the ultimate human expression - love. Feiler joins us to explore the meaning of the first love story. (Rebroadcast)

Bruce Feiler writes the “This Life” column for the Sunday New York Times. He’s the writer/presenter of the PBS series “Walking the Bible” and “Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler.” He’s also the author of six a number of books, including Walking the BibleThe Secrets of Happy Families, and his latest, The First Love Story: Adam, Eve, and Us [Independent bookstores|Amazon|Audible].

Doug Fabrizio has been reporting for KUER News since 1987, and became News Director in 1993. In 2001, he became host and executive producer of KUER's RadioWest, a one hour conversation/call-in show on KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He has gained a reputation for his thoughtful style. He has interviewed everyone from Isabel Allende to the Dalai Lama, and from Madeleine Albright to Desmond Tutu. His interview skills landed him a spot as a guest host of the national NPR program, "Talk of the Nation." He has won numerous awards for his reporting and for his work with RadioWest and KUED's Utah NOW from such organizations as the Society of Professional Journalists, the Utah Broadcasters Association, the Public Radio News Directors Association and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.