William Bole is a writer, editorial consultant, and think-tank researcher. His books include The Life of Meaning: Reflections on Faith, Doubt, and Repairing the World (2007), coauthored with Bob Abernethy. He writes about theology and politics at TheoPol.com, and about leadership (with Andy Boynton) at Forbes.com. His articles have appeared in publications ranging from the Washington Post and Los Angeles Times to Commonweal, America, Christian Century, and Utne Reader. In addition, he has worked as a research scholar for university think tanks and study projects. These stints have included eight years as a nonresident research fellow of the Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University (2000-2007); more recently he served in the same capacity at Boston College’s Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics and as a research associate of the IMD (International Institute for Management Education) in Lausanne, Switzerland. His website is williambole.com.