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John Donnelly is a vice president and senior editor at Burness Communications, working on its global health and science team. He writes for a variety of publications in a variety of ways, producing everything blogs to books. He is the author of A Twist of Faith: An American Christian’s Quest to Help Orphans in Africa and he is a regularly contributor to GlobalPost. He was a staff writer for the Boston Globe, Miami Herald and Associated Press, reporting from nearly 100 countries. He has focused on global health issues for the last 15 years, including opening the Globe’s first Africa bureau and covering the politics and policies of health from Washington.At Burness, John works primarily on the Global Health and Science team across a variety of projects in health and agriculture. He also assists our Health Policy and Public Health teams, writing about U.S. health and health care issues, working as an editor to our younger writers, and serving as a media trainer in our Health and Science Advocacy Institut
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This book explores the inspiring story of an American Christian who travels to Africa to open a school for children orphaned by the AIDS epidemic. Through his struggles of facing cultural differences, corruption, and personal loss, he learns the importance of listening and adapting to the needs of the community he serves. A Twist of Faith highlights the growing trend of American Christians who dedicate their time and resources to aid the impoverished and beleaguered citizens of African countries.
Explore the complex topics of language, metaphysics, and death with this updated edition. Featuring ten new essays and an introduction by the author, this collection delves into the fundamental questions surrounding the philosophy of death.
Discover the harrowing tale of the Gainesville student murders of 1990, told from the perspective of a respected psychological profiler and veteran journalist. Beyond Murder offers a gripping, detailed account of the five murders and their aftermath, complete with eight pages of photos. Don't miss out on this haunting true crime story, which has been optioned for a TV mini-series.
Experience a satirical masterpiece that combines fiction and political philosophy in a captivating read. Utopia takes you on a journey to a fictional island society, described by the character Raphael Hythloday who lived there, exploring its religious, social, and political customs. Thomas More's thought-provoking work published in 1516 in Latin remains relevant to this day.
A young teacher struggles to navigate the challenges of working in a failing school in The Knowledge. Zoe tries to balance her job with avoiding inappropriate advances from a co-worker and helping her students through difficult situations. Written by John Donnelly, this play explores the pressures and uncertainties of the teaching profession.
A captivating urban fairytale of grace and redemption, explores the relationship between who we are and who we aspire to be. In this story, five individuals make life-altering decisions to rescue themselves and each other. With humorous and relatable themes of house wine, home porn, cats, and heavy metal, this book is a must-read for anyone in search of hope and inspiration.