What does it mean to establish a religion? This edition of ReligionLink is focused on a hotly contested and confusing piece of the First Amendment.
Heather Greene is a writer and editor who covers religion, art and the occult. She is the author of Bell, Book and Camera: A Critical History of Witches in American Film and Television. Contact her through her website.
William P. Brown is a professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary. His research interests include ecology, social justice and the dialogue between faith and science.
Melissa D. Carter is executive director of the Barton Child Law and Policy Center at Emory University School of Law.
Rep. Allen Peake is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives. He sponsored the 2015 bill that legalized medical cannabis in the state and has said that his Christian faith inspires his activism around the issue.
Rabbi Mark Hillel Kunis has written about Torah portions that support the idea that God created life on other worlds. He lives in Atlanta.
Gary Bates is an evangelical Christian and young-Earth creationist associated with Creation Ministries International in Atlanta. He speaks frequently about UFOs and Christianity.
Mark Reidl is an associate professor in the Georgia Tech School of Interactive Computing and director of the Entertainment Intelligence Lab in Atlanta, Ga. His research focuses on human-centered artificial intelligence—the development of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies that understand and interact with human users in more natural ways. He was part of a […]
Jody Hice is a Republican U.S. representative from Georgia and a Southern Baptist pastor. He introduced the Free Speech Fairness Act, an amendment to the Johnson Amendment, with House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La. Hice may be contacted via his website.