The Religious Affiliation of
Avram Davidson acclaimed science fiction author
Avram Davidson: Born in Yonkers, NY. Educated at NYU, Yeshiva U and Pierce College. Spent a year in the Israeli Amy during the Arab-Israeli War of 1948-49. His first sale was to Orthodox Jewish Life Magazine eight years before he broke into the genre. Originally an observant Orthodox Jew. Converted to Tenrikyo in 1970, after which he spent time in Japan, studied the religion intensely, and translated some texts into English. Source. See also: Article for Hot Wired about Eileen Gunn's CD-ROM project about Davidson.
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