Joerg Reiger is a professor of Wesleyan studies and theology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. as well as an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church. His areas of study include social justice, liberation theory, the relationship between theology and public life, and the misuse of power in religion, politics and economics.
Katherine Kelaidis is an independent scholar who writes about religion and politics for Religion Dispatches and about Orthodoxy for Public Orthodoxy. She has written about the connection between U.S. white supremacists and Orthodox Christianity.
Eric Kurlander is a professor of history at Stetson University in DeLand, Fla. He is the author of Hitler’s Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich and is at work on another book about religion, science and the Third Reich.
Bradley Onishi is an assistant professor of religion at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. who studies Christian mysticism, atheism, and religions and dying.
The Trump administration’s immigration policies have prompted a revival of the sanctuary movement.
Judith McDaniel teaches law and religion at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Her interests include religion, law and gender.
Stephen Yale-Loehr is a professor of immigration law practice at Cornell Law School in Ithaca, N.Y. He is co-author of Immigration Law and Procedure, a treatise on U.S. immigration law, and was the founder and original director of Invest in the USA, a trade association of EB-5 immigrant investor regional centers.
The Rev. Bryan Pham is an assistant professor in the department of theological studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He practices immigration law at Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic and is the chaplain to Loyola Law School.
The president’s promise to restore religious freedom to the pulpit has divided faith communities and others about its constitutionality.