Bobby Griffith is co-pastor of City Pres Church in Oklahoma City. In 2018, he supported Oklahoma’s ballot initiative legalizing medical marijuana.
Did God want humans to find a way to live forever? Religious transhumanists say embracing radical human enhancement is a faithful act.
The Rev. Neal Locke is pastor of First Presbyterian Church of El Paso in El Paso, Texas. He serves on the board of the Christian Transhumanist Association.
President Donald Trump has undone or renegotiated many of his predecessor’s environmentally friendly policies, removing climate change research from government websites and pulling out of the Paris climate agreement. Religiously inspired environmental activists have emerged as some of his loudest critics.
Christopher Benek is a Presbyterian pastor and frequent commentator on emerging technology and theology, including artificial intelligence and religion.
Susan Schreiner is a professor of the history of Christianity and theology at The University of Chicago Divinity School, where she specializes in early modern Europe (14-16th centuries) including the Protestant Reformation, early modern Catholicism, and the Renaissance. She teaches courses on both Luther and John Calvin. Contact via Terren Wein, director of communications.
Southside Presbyterian Church in Tucson, Ariz., has participated in the sanctuary movement since its first wave in the 1980s. In addition to continuing to house undocumented immigrants, it organizes other congregations throughout the nation in the new sanctuary movement. The Rev. Alison Harrington is pastor.
William Brown is a professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Ga. He teaches several courses that combine science and theology with a special focus on ecology and “creation care.” He is the author of The Seven Pillars of Creation: The Bible, Science and the Ecology of Wonder.
The Presbyterian Association on Science, Technology and the Christian Faith is a program of the Presbyterian Church (USA) that promotes the study, understanding and discussion of science and technology on the church’s theology, worship, practice and moral actions. It is based in Dubuque, Iowa. Rev. James B. Miller is president.