As a freshman at Harvard, David Johnson felt displaced, homesick, and overwhelmed by new intellectual challenges. So he began exchanging letters with his father, a Presbyterian pastor. Years later, David rediscovered those letters and realized how much candid, fatherly advice they contained -- and how their wisdom had shaped his life. Based on excerpts from these letters, Learning from My Father reflects movingly on life and death, faith and doubt, as seen through the eyes of a father and a son.
David Lawther Johnson, a longtime business leader and lawyer, is president and CEO of BioCrossroads, a collaborative enterprise supporting initiatives in science and biotechnology in the state of Indiana.