Nalika Gajaweera is a research associate and anthropologist with the University of Southern California’s Center for Religion and Civic Culture. She studies Buddhism, transnationalism and religious innovation, and she’s written about the mindfulness movement in the U.S.
Is the Passover table the right place for political debates?
Stosh Cotler is CEO of Bend the Arc: Jewish Action, a liberal Jewish organization that combats conservative policies. Arrange an interview through Elliot Levy.
Cristina Rocha is a professor at Western Sydney University, where she researches Pentecostal Christianity, Buddhism in the West, New Age spirituality and transnational links between Australia and Brazil, where she grew up. She is president of the Australian Association for the Study of Religion and co-editor of the Journal of Global Buddhism and Religion in […]
The Trump administration regularly announces new policies related to national security. This edition will help religion reporters keep up.
Erol Kekic is the senior vice president in charge of the immigration and refugee program for Church World Service, a faith-based organization focused on issues like poverty, displacement and disaster relief.
Ashley Feasley is director of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Office of Migration Policy and Public Affairs.
Mark Hetfield is the president and CEO of HIAS, or Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society. Arrange an interview through Bill Swersey.
The Rev. Joel Miller is pastor of Columbus Mennonite Church. Since August 2017, his church has offered sanctuary to Edith Espinal, who would have been deported without the faith group’s help.