Out with the Religious Loyalties Test, in with the Baseball one. Since everyone must define their loyalties these days, here goes: I was not born a Red Sox fan. My mother grew up in Baltimore, so I was an Orioles fan in the American League, but I was really, really a Braves fan, years of…

From my experience, this article about tech for tots is dead-on. The Times says the hot toy items this year feature a screen and allow preschoolers to emulate their parents. Forget the toy phones, we want REAL phones Mom and Dad. But with screens now overshadowing wheels and dress clothes on toys, sounds like we…

One of the tent poles of my new book about the influence of Moses in America is Lincoln’s speech about Gettysburg, in which he use the paradigm of the Exodus to talk about the birth, struggle, and rebirth of America, drawing the parallel with the birth (Creation), struggle (slavery), and rebirth (Exodus) of Israel. How…

I have enjoyed and recommended the books of the chief rabbi of England, Jonathan Sacks. I see today that he’s both on the offensive and defensive. On the offensive, attacking multiculturalism. Multiculturalism promotes segregation, stifles free speech and threatens liberal democracy, Britain’s top Jewish official warned in extracts from his book published Saturday. Jonathan Sacks,…

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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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