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.
Jorg Stolz is a sociologist of religion at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland. His serves as president of the International Society for the Sociology of Religion.
Yoshihide Sakurai is a professor of human sciences and sociology at Hokkaido University in Japan, where he studies how Asian religions are evolving in a global age.
Jonathan Fox is a professor of religion and politics at Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel. He directs the Religion and State Project, which tracks faith-related policies around the world.
Renee de la Torre Castellanos studies religious history and anthropology at the Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology in Mexico City.
Lori G. Beaman is a professor of classics and religious studies at the University of Ottawa. She is principal investigator for the Religion and Diversity Project, which explores how to promote peace in religiously diverse societies.
Rosa Maria de Aquino is a professor of social sciences at the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco. She represents Brazil and Latin America for the International Society for the Sociology of Religion.
Gina Zurlo is associate director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Mass. She is also co-editor of the Journal of Religion and Demography and a visiting research fellow at Boston University’s Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs.