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.
Prediction season is upon us. Here are three issues that could be an important piece of religion coverage in 2019.
Ahmed Shaheed is the United Nations special rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief.
Andrew Bennett is a senior fellow with the Religious Freedom Institute in Washington, D.C., and law program director for Cardus, a faith-based think tank in Ontario, Canada. He previously served as Canada’s ambassador for religious freedom.
Angie Thurston is a ministry innovation fellow at Harvard Divinity School. She is also co-author of “How We Gather,” a report on how people find community in the modern world.
Casper ter Kuile is a ministry innovation fellow at Harvard Divinity School. He studies innovation within secular and sacred communities and co-authored “How We Gather,” a report on these topics. He’s also co-host of the podcast “Harry Potter and the Sacred Text.”
Hebah Farrag is the assistant director of research for the University of Southern California’s Center for Religion and Civic Culture. She studies Middle East politics, Islam in America, new spiritualities and the spirituality of social change movements such as Black Lives Matter.
Elizabeth Drescher is an adjunct associate professor of Christian spirituality, religious studies and pastoral ministry at Santa Clara University. She is the author of Choosing Our Religion: The Spiritual Lives of America’s Nones.