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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 passed. Avraham Biran, an archaeologist of biblical sites who excavated…

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 was the credential that…

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 President Obama could change America’s reputation in the world in his first 100 days in…

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 opening night there’s been a lot of play about Carville and company complaining about lack…

The latest entry from my brother’s convention blog. * * * Since American presidential elections are often described as horse races, it seems appropriate to say, “And they’re off!” The Convention was gaveled open today at 3:00 Mountain Time. Given that it didn’t adjourn until 9:00, you might wonder what fills all that time. The…

I’m tied up in a family matter these days and unable to blog as much as I would like, but my brother is the official photographer with the Georgia Delegation at the Democratic National Convention. I’m pleased to post here his daily blog. * * * Welcome to Convention Blog 2008. For those of you…

The AJC says the number is at 150,000 in the U.S. alone — and rising. The paper profiles a former evangelical couple who are making the conversion. “For a black male to put on a kipah and go wandering around in a predominately black community, you get the strangest looks,” said Pamela Harris. Highland, where…

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Jesse Jackson on Barack Obama: “I cried all night. I’m going to be crying for the next four years,” he said. “What Barack Obama has accomplished is the single most extraordinary event that has occurred in the 232 years of the nation’s political history. … The event itself is so extraordinary that another chapter could…

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Bruce Feiler

Bruce Feiler is one of America’s most popular voices on faith, family, and finding meaning in everyday life. He is the best-selling author of nine books, including Walking the Bible, Abraham, and America's Prophet, and one of only a handful of writers to have four consecutive New York Times nonfiction bestsellers in the last decade. He is also the writer/presenter of the PBS miniseries WALKING THE BIBLE. His latest book, The Council of Dads, tells the uplifting story of how friendship and community can help one survive life’s greatest challenge. For more information, please visit brucefeiler.com or councilofdads.com.

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