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My Dad the Pundit

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From the Savannah News-Press: Sam Nunn for vice president? It sounds far-fetched. For one thing, the former U.S. senator from Georgia has said he’s not interested. For another, there is no indication that Barack Obama, apparently close to clinching the […]

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Why Twins Are Not Identical (And Why JLo May Be Putting Hers in Jeopardy)

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Three years ago this week, my wife and I were counting down the days of her bedrest until she hit 36 weeks. We had been told that this was the gold standard for twin pregnancies. Thirty-six weeks was considered term, […]

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Gorbachev Says He’s Not a Christian

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He’s an athiest, despite the rumors. Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev made clear this past weekend that he is an atheist after European news agencies last week claimed that he had confirmed his Christian faith during a visit to the […]

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Hapa Nation

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Peggy Ornstein writes in the NYT Magazine about an underdiscussed side of Barack Obama and the unspoken reality of Interfaith America: The rising number of bi-racial, cross-cultural Americans. The term of choice: Hapa. Mixed-race marriages were illegal in at least […]

Climbing Mount Sinai

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A blogger reports from the top of Jebel Musa in the Sinai. Found a spot and zipped ourselves up to get away from the cold. From inside the bag, we could hear the Nigerians singing. We could hear the Jewish […]

Sex and the Catholic Church

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Ben Smith points to an article about sex and the Catholic Church by Charles O’Byrne, adviser to what the tabs in NYC are calling the “Stud Gov,” David Patterson. O’Byrne is a former litigator and a Jesuit priest who married […]

Lost Prison Synagogue

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Pennsylvania is opening a long-shuttered prison synagogue to the public. The prison, now a tourist attraction, has not held prisoners in 35 years and the small synagogue had been largely neglected since then, seen only by a handful of historians, […]

Hillary Clinton’s Church Problem

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Barbara Ehrenrich reports that one reason Hillary has remained silent on Obama’s Wright problem is that she’s got her own church issues just waiting to burst into the open. There’s a reason Hillary Clinton has remained relatively silent during the […]

The Full Obama

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In response to the YouTube clips of Jeremiah Wright, Barrack Obama has now published an essay on the Huffington Post. He begins with the inevitable “rejecting and denouncing” that has now becoming routine in this campaign for everyone except John […]

McCain and the “Deception of Islam”

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David Corn points the spotlight on John McCain’s newest spiritual adviser, who said America was founded to put a stop to Islam. Senator John McCain hailed as a spiritual adviser an Ohio megachurch pastor who has called upon Christians to […]

A Second Muslim in Congress

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A second Muslim was elected to the U.S. House this week. Democrat Andre Carson won Tuesday’s special election to succeed his grandmother, the late U.S. Rep. Julia Carson, and fill out the final 10 months of her term. Carson’s win […]

Tony Blair to Teach Religious Reconciliation at Yale

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My alma mater gets some heat to go with its light and truth: Blair, who stepped down as prime minister last year after 10 years in power, was to lecture on faith and globalization as the Howland Distinguished Fellow, and […]

Was Moses High on Drugs?

posted by bfeiler

I realize I’ve been a little slow on blogging lately, but I’m about 140 weeks into a 142-week procees of writing a book about the influence of Moses on American history. The book, which is still wandering in the desert […]

Brand Clinton

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Ben Smith returns with thoughts on Clinton’s branding.

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Feiler Faster in Denver -- Final Thoughts
The last of my brother's blogs. * * * I was on the floor the other day and came across a man of about forty who wore on his left breast what looked like a military medal. A small ribbon pinned to his chest with a medallion hanging from it. It ...

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Feiler Faster in Denver -- Day 3
My brother's dailiy blog from inside the hall. * * * President Carter addressed the Georgia delegation this morning. Recently, he said, he'd been interviewed by the editor of the British newspaper "The Guardian" and had been asked whether a ...

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Feiler Faster in Denver -- Day 2
My brother's latest blog. He's the official photographer of the Georgia Delegation. * * * Considering I described myself yesterday as a pop culture moron, the funniest response I've gotten so far was, "Who's Angela Bassett?" In the wake of ...

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