Southern Baptists Read Selectively BENJAMIN J. HUBBARD, Benjamin J. Hubbard is chairman of the Department of Religious Studies at Cal State Fullerton. His most recent book (co-editor) is "The Abraham Collection--A Jew, Christian and Muslim in Dialogue." He is working on "A Teacher's Guide to America's Religions."
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Hold Japan's Feet to the Fire CLYDE V. PRESTOWITZ Jr., Clyde V. Prestowitz, Jr. is president of the Economic Strategy Institute, former U.S. trade negotiator and author of "Trading Places," a book about the U.S.-Japan economic relationship