Washington Post Publishes Op-Ed Stemming from Faith Ed. & Decatur Book Fest Report

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Greetings to new and old subscribers! The photo you’re seeing is me from this past weekend’s Decatur Book Festival. I’m standing in the sales tent for Eagle Eye Books of Decatur about an hour before my talk to a crowd of 200. As fun as it was to see a huge pile of my books in one place, it was even nicer to see people buying ’em after my talk.

Recap of the Decatur Book Festival: For fun, I made a … Continue reading

Exploring Islam as Flash Point in Schools, Religion Debates & Other Faith Ed News

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booksonsaleGreetings to new and old subscribers! The launch of Faith Ed. is in full swing, and I’m enjoying the ride so far.

One of my latest articles stemming from Faith Ed has drawing a huge online following and impassioned commentary over at Religionandpolitics.org. It’s called “New Clash Over Religion in Schools: Communities Face Backlash on Lessons in Islam.” I’ll let you read the article and judge for yourself. … Continue reading

Launch Day Photos & More in Latest Faith Ed Newsletter

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Greetings and thanks to all who came to Porter Square Books on Tuesday for the launch of Faith Ed! As you can see from the photo above, it was a huge crowd. The store says around 100, very big for them.

I got there a bit early to sign multiple books. Perhaps the biggest buyer? My wonderful mother-in-law, who bought nine in all, including a bunch for her book club. Sherry McIntyre, a teacher featured in my book, came all … Continue reading