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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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A Twist of Faith
An American Christian's Quest to Help Orphans in Africa
John Donnelly - Jul 10, 2012
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American Christians, veteran reporter John Donnelly has discovered, are an ever-increasing source of aid in Africa, with some experts estimating that U.S. churches supply more resources to Africa than USAID. In A Twist of Faith, he tells the unlikely story of how faith and determination compelled one such American Christian to travel to Africa and ...
Beyond Murder
The Inside Account of the Gainesville Student Murders
John Philpin, John Donnelly - Mar 01, 1994
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Here is the inside story of the serial sex slayer responsible for the Gainesville student murders of 1990. Respected psychological profiler John Philpin and veteran journalist John Donnelly detail the five murders and their aftermath in a gripping narrative. Optioned for a TV mini-series. 8 pages of photos. Original....
Language, Metaphysics, and Death
John Donnelly - Jan 01, 1994
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This standard work in thanatology is updated with ten essays new to the second edition, and features a new introduction by Donnelly. The collection addresses certain basic issues inherent in a philosophy of death....
Utopia
Thomas More - May 06, 2003 (first published in 1516)
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Utopia (Libellus vere aureus, nec minus salutaris quam festivus, de optimo rei publicae statu deque nova insula Utopia) is a satirical work of fiction and political philosophy by Thomas More (1478–1535) published in 1516 in Latin. The book is a frame narrative primarily depicting a fictional island society as described by the character Raphael Hyth...
The Knowledge
John Donnelly - Feb 03, 2011
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Being a teacher means weekends. It means thirteen weeks holiday. It means a secure job in uncertain times.But Zoe doesn't want to have to rescue her students. She doesn't want to be called a slag. She doesn't want to sleep with the Head of Science. And she doesn't want to teach a group of kids how to do life. Because that's something Zoe's not sure...