Martin Hägglund is a professor of comparative literature and humanities at Yale University. In his most recent book, This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom, he challenges modern commitment to organized religion and capitalism and makes a case for a form of democratic socialism.
Julian Strube is a postdoctoral research fellow on religion and politics at Heidelberg University in Germany. His dissertation was on socialism and Catholicism, and he’s since argued that socialist beliefs are a source of modern religious practice.
Since 2018, three states have passed laws mandating Holocaust lessons in school.
Philipp Mittnik is a professor of education at the University of Vienna. He has studied how the Holocaust is taught in Austrian schools.
Religious nones are the face of the evolving religious landscape. But that oversimplifies shifts taking place around the world, according to the research.
Heidemarie Winkel is a professor of sociology at Bielefeld University in Germany. She’s also a senior research associate with the Von Hugel Institute for Critical Catholic Inquiry at the University of Cambridge.
Katja Rakow is an assistant professor of religious studies at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. She studies Christian megachurches in the United States and Singapore and contemporary Pentecostalism more broadly.
Myriam Wijlens is a professor of canon law at the University of Erfurt in Germany. She serves on the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.
Hans Joachim Schellnhuber is director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Potsdam, Germany. He has taken part in numerous international gatherings on climate change, including a 2018 conference with faith leaders.