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Hearing the Call, Hitting the Road

Aron Hirt-Manheimer

PBS’ new six-part series Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler premiered on December 16th, 2014. caught up with Feiler, who is the author of six consecutive bestsellers, including Walking the Bible, and writes the "This Life" column for the Sunday New York Times. Here's what he had to say about Sacred Journeys