Ever since then, Tom’s been convinced that religion is one of the great, important stories of our time, and that very few people are trying to tell it except from a range of understandably partial viewpoints. is an attempt to rectify that, but not in a bland, eat-your-vegetables kind of way. Her column about the shootings at lottery headquarters in March 1998 was part of The Courant’s Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage.
Instead, the hope is that we can tell the stories of religious believers with good intentions, genuine insight, and the willingness to tell jokes that comes from years of defusing tense situations with humor. The mother of two adult sons, and the grandmother of seven, she has a bachelor’s degree from University of Maryland, and a master’s degree from Hartford Seminary, and she lives in Connecticut with her husband.
Here’s their take on that question: Once upon a time, an editor told Tom to contrast the resources and energy his newspaper devoted to covering primary elections (substantial) with the equivalent time we spent covering religion (insignificant).
The editor then asked Tom to contrast the number of people who vote in primaries (few) with the number of people who regularly attend some religious service (many). More about Susan Campbell: For more than a quarter-century, she was a columnist at the Hartford Courant, where her work was recognized by the National Women’s Political Caucus, New England Associated Press News Executives, the Society for Professional Journalists, the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors, the National Society of Newspaper Columnists, and the Sunday Magazine Editors Association.
, will speak about the subject of her latest biography, Isabella Beecher Hooker, the younger sister of Harriet Beecher Stowe.
New Website Pairs Former Religion Beat Writers Susan Campbell and Tom Breen The Independent Media Network is pleased to announce the launch of its latest member website in collaboration with two of Connecticut’s very best journalists in former Hartford Courant columnist Susan Campbell and former Associated Press reporter Tom Breen. The Belief Blog can be found at will include news and commentary on religious issues and institutions and how faith impacts all of us here and around the world.
Campbell and Breen were paired by the i MN because they are career journalists who had transitioned out of the industry with a lot more left to cover.
In particular, she will talk about Isabella’s early interest in abolitionism (a touchy subject at the time, even in New England) and passionate interest in the suffrage movement. And part of it was her own cussed nature (which I love). Susan Campbell was born in Kentucky, raised in southwest Missouri, and has worked at newspapers in Missouri, Kansas, Maryland, and Connecticut.
I’d like to talk about why she was — until now — pushed off the pages of history. For more than a quarter-century, she was a columnist at the Hartford Courant, where her work was recognized the National Women’s Political Caucus, New England Associated Press News Executives, the Society for Professional Journalists, the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors, the National Society of Newspaper Columnists, and the Sunday Magazine Editors Association.
More about the Independent Media Network: Launched in January 2011 by CTNews and Local Online News.
TV, the Connecticut-based i MN has a goal of helping professional journalists build sustainable business models on their own after they have either been downsized or otherwise transitioned out of the industry.
Niebhur believed this with regards to America's battle against Nazism, the Prophet did this with regards to the Quraysh tribe of Mecca, who were intent on destroying the fledgling Muslim community.
As has been said about Bonhoeffer, the Christian pacifist who plotted to assassinate Hitler: when you see a crazy man driving a car into a group of children, you have to stop the man.
No longer a journalist, he is once again a resident of Connecticut, where he attends church, roots for the Montreal Canadiens, and works in an office.
He is the author of ‘The Messiah Formerly Known as Jesus,’ as well as a regular stream of passive-aggressive Twitter updates about people in coffee shops who behave badly.