Gilead
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The Republic of Gilead is the dystopian society in the novel The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood.
-- Anonymous User  9/22/2006
This isn't exactly a famous bearer, but there is an old Negro spiritual entitled "There Is A Balm In Gilead". The chorus goes:

There is a balm in Gilead
To make the wounded whole.
There is a balm in Gilead
To heal the sin-sick soul.
-- Anonymous User  6/3/2011

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