Mark Tooley

Mark Tooley has been president of the Institute on Religion & Democracy since 2009 and is one of Providence‘s publishers. He is also the author of Taking Back The United Methodist Church (2008) and The Peace That Almost Was (2015).
America’s Dream for China

The 70th anniversary of China’s Communist revolution, celebrated vigorously this week by its despotic heirs, recalls one of history’s greatest…

Mugabe’s Funeral & God’s Hand

Robert Mugabe, the dictator who impoverished and brutalized a nation across 37 years, was buried in a Zimbabwe state funeral…

Killing Dag Hammarskjöld AND Spreading AIDS?

Cold Case:  Hammarskjold is a new documentary suggesting the United Nations general secretary killed in a 1961 plane crash was…

Hong Kong, America & Liberty

For many in America, including Christians, America is seen as a repressive force in history and in the world. So…

Mike Wallace, American
Jamestown’s Model for the World

It’s too bad yesterday’s 400th anniversary of the Western Hemisphere’s oldest continuous legislative assembly was overshadowed by contemporary political controversies….

Religious Liberty versus Nationalism?

There were two notable conferences in DC this past week: the second annual Ministerial on International Religious Freedom, hosted by…

Afghan Buddhas & America’s July 4 Character

In time for Independence Day, on July 3 The Washington Post reported on the ongoing restoration of hundreds of ancient…