The Way, Truth And Life

Posted by | June 4, 2010 15:58 | Filed under: Contributors Gabe Berman Top Stories

by Gabe Berman

Gabe is a freelance writer for the Miami Herald and author of Live Like a Fruit Fly

As Seen in the Bookstore…

Evangelical pastor Ed Dobson devoted a year of his life to emulating Jesus’ life and teaching.  He chronicled it in the book The Year of Living Like Jesus: My Journey of Discovering What Jesus Would Really Do.

Why did he do it?  Dobsen responded, “As I read the gospels, I decided – maybe I should try to obey them.”

Maybe conservatives who refer to themselves as “good Christians” should try this experiment as well.

But they probably won’t.

Why won’t they?

Because if they lived like Jesus for a year, they’d become Democrats.

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By: Gabe Berman

Gabe Berman is a native New Yorker who settled in South Florida after graduating from the University of Miami. An epiphany, a passion, and a trail of breadcrumbs led him out of Corporate America and into the career he was meant for. After eight years of writing columns for the Miami Herald, his book - Live Like A Fruit Fly - was published by HCI Books and subsequently endorsed by Deepak Chopra. His second book, The Complete B.S. Free and Totally Tested Writing Guide, helps artists find their voice and his latest work, Where Is God When Our Loved Ones Get Sick?, uncovers the answer to this haunting question.

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