Elizabeth Bruenig is an opinion columnist for The Washington Post, writing most often on politics, religion and morality. She is Catholic and has written about her support for socialism.
Russ McCullough is an associate professor of economics at Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas. He co-hosts the “Faith & Economics” podcast, which explores Christian teachings on economic issues.
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.
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.
With gun violence on the rise across America, more faith groups are getting involved in gun control debates.
Movita Johnson-Harrell is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. She got involved in gun violence prevention efforts after the death of her son in 2011 and became the first Muslim member of the Pennsylvania Legislature in 2019.
Rep. Lucy McBath, D-Georgia, serves in the U.S. House of Representatives. She entered politics after her son, Jordan, was shot and killed in 2012. Before her election to Congress, McBath led faith outreach for Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action.
Deanna Hollas is the minister of gun violence prevention for the Presbyterian Church (USA.) She coordinates related programming through the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship.