Long Journey Into Publication: Finding Raymond Loewy’s Story

Most journalists believe in their heart that they “have a book in them.” Too often, however, events and circumstance prevent most reporters from digging into that compelling story. Reporting assignments pile up. Your editor says, “Leave of absence? Are you joking?” The entire media industry...Read more

The Webster-Hayne Debate: Defining Nationhood in the Early American Republic

For generations, school children remembered the Webster-Hayne Debate by memorizing the ending to Daniel Webster’s Second Reply to Robert Y. Hayne. Its soaring articulation of nationalism and American nationhood—“Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable”—became a catchphrase for what...Read more

Journal of Chinese Religions

The Journal of Chinese Religions (JCR) is the longest-standing journal in the field of Chinese religions. It is a peer-reviewed, bi-annual academic journal that publishes research articles, book reviews, and other communications on all aspects of Chinese religions. JCR is published in affiliation with the Society for the Study of Chinese Religions (SSCR).

Building Healthy Communities through Medical-Religious Partnerships

Why should medical organizations look to faith communities as partners for health programs? Haven’t religious institutions lost their influence in America? These are questions I am sometimes asked when people learn that much of my work is devoted to building alliances between medical organizations...Read more