For the past 30 years, the author has studied, practiced, and published articles on Secular Humanistic Judaism. His studies included courses taught by Sherwin Wine, founder of Humanistic Judaism; he was affiliated with Rabbi Wine's Birmingham Temple for 12 years.
He has 25 years' experience as a professional writer. He has published numerous articles, academic and professional, as well as five books, and he has written hundreds of corporate speeches and worked with eight CEOs and numerous other senior executives.
He has a B.A. from Brown University and an M.A. and a Ph.D. from University of Chicago - all in linguistics.