Erwin K. Thomas

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Gender MALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Interfaith Writer & Journalism Educator
Location Charlottesville, VA, United States
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Introduction For over 25 years Guyanese-born Erwin K. Thomas, Ph.D., was a professor and graduate director in International Journalism & Broadcasting at Norfolk State University, VA. He also taught at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, and SUNY–Oswego, and has published eleven books - on the mass media with (Brown H. Carpenter), devotionals, an autobiography, and a novel. He is married to Mary Barta Thomas, and they were members of the Church of the Holy Apostles– an ecumenical community, in Virginia Beach, VA., where he served on the Vestry Council, Eucharistic minister, and former Facebook editor. Thomas later became a religious naturalist.
Interests World Religions, International Journalism, Ethics, & Philosophy
Favorite Movies Pillars of Faith: Religions Around The World, Tao Te Ching for Everyday Life, Ancient Egypt: The Book of the Dead, Reincarnation - A Documentary, Yogis of Tibet - Documentary, Jewish History - Evidence of Ancient Israel, Caesar's Messiah: The Roman Conspiracy to Invent Jesus, The God Delusion, Gnosis: History of the Devil/Documentary, Banned Books of the Bible
Favorite Music Contemporary, Reggae, Jazz, Instrumental, Folk, Calyso
Favorite Books The Norton Anthology of World Religions, The Routledge Handbook of Religious Naturalism, Brief Answers to Big Questions, God: A Biography, John Muir: Nature's Visionary, Just Mercy, A Promised Land, Long Walk to Freedom, My Life with the Saints, Silent Spring, The Book of Joy, The Serenity Prayer, The Souls of Black Folk, All Saints, Fields of Blood, New Passages, Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life, You are the Universe, Narative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Nature, God is not Great, Ethics for the New Millenium, God is Not One, Mere Christianity, My Spitual Journey, Mythology, The Great Partnership, The Jefferson Bible, The Sacred Depths of Nature, When God is Gone, The Divine Order, Mass Media and the Caribbean

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