The Rev. O’Neal Dozier is the founder and senior pastor of the Worldwide Christian Center Church in Pompano, Florida. He supported President Donald Trump in the 2016 election but then left the Republican Party in 2017 because of his frustration with the Trump administration’s failure to condemn white supremacy. In October 2019, he described the […]
The Rev. Peter Goodwin Heltzel is an associate professor of systematic theology at New York Theological Seminary. He is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and serves on the denomination’s Anti-Racism/Pro-Reconciliation Team for the northeastern region.
The Rev. Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is an author, preacher and religious activist. He is the co-founder of Rutba House, an intentional community in Durham, North Carolina, aimed at breaking down divides between the homeless community and other residents. He helps lead the Red Letter Christian Movement, which speaks out regularly against President Donald Trump, and the […]
The Rev. Kaji Dousa is senior pastor for Park Avenue Christian Church in New York City. She sued the Trump administration in 2019, arguing that the government violated her religious freedom rights by putting her on a watchlist in response to her immigration-related activism.
Support for socialism is on the rise in the U.S. What’s the religious response?
The Rev. Liz Theoharis directs the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights and Social Justice at Union Theological Seminary and serves as co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign, which aims to bring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s lessons on morality and justice to bear on modern life. She is ordained in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) […]
John Thornton is co-pastor of Jubilee Baptist Church in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He identifies as a democratic socialist and has written about socialism, children and suffering for a variety of publications.
Dean Dettloff is a doctoral candidate at the Institute for Christian Studies in Toronto, where he researches and teaches courses on Christianity, capitalism and Marxism. He co-hosts “The Magnificast,” a podcast on Christianity and leftist politics, and has written about religiously motivated socialism.
Gerard Madden is an Irish historian who specializes in the Catholic Church’s efforts to stamp out socialism and communism in Ireland during the 20th century.