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James Tonkowich, D.Min., a Senior Contributor to The Stream, is a freelance writer, speaker and commentator on spirituality, religion and public life who has contributed to a wide variety of opinion websites and publications.

He is the author of The Liberty Threat: The Attack on Religious Freedom in America Today from St. Benedict Press and Pears, Grapes, and Dates: A Good Life After Mid-Life. Jim also serves as Director of Distance Learning at Wyoming Catholic College and is host of the college’s weekly podcast, “The After Dinner Scholar.”

Jim and his wife Dottie have been married for more than forty years and are enjoying life around the corner from their son, his delightful wife and four fantastic grandchildren.

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Opinion, Politics | 4 weeks ago

Lowering Away for Moby-Donald

“Hast seen the White Whale?” yells Captain Ahab as his ship nears the Samuel Enderby in Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick. Yes, replies the one-armed captain, they saw the White Whale and his whalebone ivory arm is a constant reminder. “No more…

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