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Got an Unreturned Library Book?

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Zogby has released a new survey of book-reading habits in America. Over 80% said they prefer to curl up with a printed book over using the latest in reading technology. Women (85%) are more likely than men (79%) to say […]

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Hindus To Outnumber Christians in Britain?

posted by bfeiler

If current trends continue. These sorts of metrics are often silly — and this one seems so, too — but it does prove a point. Want a growing business: Converting churches into condos. European languages required. Church attendance in Britain […]

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Did St. Paul Split the Red Sea?

posted by bfeiler

Apparently Italians think so. Cheer up, Americans, your Bible knowledge is better than Italians. Pasta is bad for your piety. Italy professes to be a Catholic nation – but a majority of Italians do not know “even the most basic […]

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Obama and The Exodus

posted by bfeiler

Yet more news today in the Obama and Exodus front. In an interview that Jeffrey Goldberg has now posted on his new blog, Obama talks about his appreciation of the Leon Uris novel Exodus. Obama and I spoke over the […]

Obama a Biblical Plague?

posted by bfeiler

Interesting language in a Bob Novak column: John McCain, who has spent the last two months trying to consolidate right-wing support as the Republican candidate for president, has a problem of disputed dimensions with a vital component of the conservative […]

Did an Asteroid Cause Sodom and Gomorrah?

posted by bfeiler

This year’s newest explanation. A Cuneiform clay tablet which for over 150 years defied attempts at interpretation has been “revealed” to describe an asteroid impact which in 3123 BC hit Köfels, Austria, leaving in its wake a trail of destruction […]

Invoking Islam, Malaysia Proposes Women Can’t Travel Alone

posted by bfeiler

A friend in London who travels a lot around the world was visiting New York recently. We had a sobering conversation in which this very sophisticated traveler, who’s written numerous books about China, said she concerned that the growing impact […]

Moses and Reverend Wright

posted by bfeiler

The NYT looks at Black Liberation Theology and its declining significance in the black community — only a quarter of churches now follow the theology that stresses that God’s commitment to free the Israelites in the Bible, among other places, […]

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In WALKING THE BIBLE, he's still sitting there forever, behind a cloud of smoke, saying, "People like me don't have time to talk to people like you," then calling me at home that night to introduce me to Avner. Now, nearing 100, he has finally ...

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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 ...

posted 9:16:57pm Aug. 30, 2008 | read full post »

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 ...

posted 12:25:22pm Aug. 28, 2008 | read full post »

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 ...

posted 10:28:13am Aug. 27, 2008 | read full post »

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