Wednesday, October 10, 2012


"Bob Woodberry, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin ..."

Now, here's a funny, make you feel good story!

About a UT Austin Sociology professor who was trashed by the UT Austin tenure committee ...

... plus subsequently denied a tenured faculty position by around 108 other U.S. institutions for good measure:

And then, the National University of Singapore hired him in a flash!

With the following perks:

1) A 50% increase in salary.

2) First semester off.

3) Free housing for nine (9) years.

4) $85,000 for his research! 

 His crime here in the "freedom - of - academic - expression - loving USA?"

Publishing results of a study that -- overall! -- tended to show that Christian missionaries did  a lot of good for people living under colonial rule, way back when...

Moreover, that -- overall! -- Christian missionaries stood up for them as in Jamaica in 1865, where they forced the recall of a royal governor back to England to be tried for the murder of a local black leader ...

Original source: By James K. Fitzpatrick "Doubling - Down On The Double Standard" in The Wanderer Catholic newspaper. Thursday, October 4, 2012.

In turn, Fitzpatrick cites an (unnamed!) article by one Marvin Olasky published in World magazine -- August 2012 issue.

Way to go, Singapore! :)


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