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 … Continue reading →
Faith Ed is just a few weeks away from publication, and the momentum is building with a new podcast on a chapter called The Church Lady. Find out more about the podcast and events in this week’s update. Continue reading →
With skill and intelligence, the veteran interviewer crisscrosses the country in search of a public school program that teaches religious literacy well, says Publishers Weekly in review of Faith Ed. Read about this and other news in Faith Ed newsletter. Continue reading →
Almost exactly two months to publication date for Faith Ed. Several bits of news to report, starting with a fun item:
The Teach Don’t Preach Video: You can now see a video, Teach Don’t Preach, that includes an interview with me about Faith Ed as well as interviews with a Wellesley, Mass., middle school teacher and social studies chair featured in one chapter of the book. Backstory: A group of students from Housatonic Valley Regional High School in Conn. made the film as part of the Continue reading →
Faith Ed: Teaching About Religion in an Age of Intolerance