Dr. James Tonkowich, 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 nearly forty years and are enjoying life around the corner from their son, his delightful wife and three fantastic grandchildren. Jim’s articles and essays can be found at JimTonkowich.com.