David Aikman

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Dr. David Aikman "is an award-winning print and broadcast journalist, a best-selling author, and a foreign policy consultant based in the Washington, D.C.-area. His wide-ranging professional achievements include a 23-year career at TIME Magazine with reporting spanning the globe of nearly all the major historical events of the time. Since leaving TIME, he has authored a half-dozen books, including the new analytical biography of the great evangelist Billy Graham (BILLY GRAHAM: HIS LIFE AND INFLUENCE, Thomas Nelson, 2006), and the ground-breaking JESUS IN BEIJING: HOW CHRISTIANITY IS TRANSFORMING CHINA AND CHANGING THE WORLD BALANCE OF POWER (Regnery, 2003)...

"Dr. Aikman writes a regular column on international affairs for Christianity Today called “Global Prognosis,” and is a regular contributor to such publications as The American Spectator and The Weekly Standard.

"He is an associate professor of history at Patrick Henry University in Virginia, where he also coaches young writers. His teaching career includes two decades of teaching international relations at the University of the Nations in Hawaii. Dr. Aikman also serves as a Senior Fellow for The Trinity Forum, a leadership academy that seeks to transform society by helping leaders examine issues in their personal and public lives in the context of faith.

"In 1998, Dr. Aikman founded Gegrapha (www.gegrapha.org), a worldwide fellowship group for Christians in journalism. He is now its founding chairman and a board member...

"Dr. Aikman was a Senior Fellow at the Washington-based Ethics and Public Policy Center from 1998 to 2002. During that time, he also served as editor-at-large of Newsroom, an Internet-based news organization reporting on the religious aspect of news events around the world..." [1]

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  1. biography, David Aikman, accessed June 29, 2008.
  2. History, China Aid Association, accessed June 29, 2008.