Su’ad Abdul Khabeer describes herself as a “scholar-artist-activist.” She is an associate professor of American culture and Arab and Muslim American studies at the University of Michigan and the author of Muslim Cool: Race, Religion and Hip Hop in the United States. She wrote and performs a one-woman work called Sampled: Beats of Muslim Life.
Joshua Cowen is an associate professor of education at Michigan State University in East Lansing and an expert on school vouchers and charter schools.
Lena Epstein was the co-chair of Donald Trump’s campaign in Michigan. She wrote an essay describing why she is a Trump supporter in the Oct. 13, 2016, issue of The Washington Examiner and in the Nov. 7, 2016, issue of the Forward. She is the owner and general manager of Vesco Oil in Southfield, Mich.
Abdullah Hamood is a Muslim American and a member of Michigan’s state legislature, a Democrat from Dearborn. Many of his constituents have expressed fear and concern over the election of Donald Trump.
BioLogos is a Christian organization founded by Francis S. Collins, the director of the Human Genome Project, that works to promote what it sees as the harmony between the Bible and science. The organization is especially vocal on evolution, holding that it does not contradict the Bible. The foundation is based in Grand Rapids, Mich., and Deborah […]
Robert Pennock is a professor in the departments of philosophy, computer science and engineering, and ecology, evolutionary biology and behavior at Michigan State University in East Lansing. He has taught courses in the philosophy of biology and technology and another on science and virtue.
Darryl Hart is distinguished visiting assistant professor of church history at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Mich. His books include Refurnishing the Public Square: Religion and Public Policy in America; That Old-Time Religion in Modern America: Evangelical Protestantism in the Twentieth Century; and From Billy Graham to Sarah Palin: Evangelicals and the Betrayal of American Conservatism.
Nancy Sylvester is founder and president of the Institute for Communal Contemplation and Dialogue, a Catholic nonprofit in Detroit, Mich. that seeks to “educate, resource and organize people of faith to reflect, analyze and act on the critical issues of church and society.” She is a sister with the Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary and […]
Arvind Mandair is an associate professor and S.C.S.B Endowed Professor of Sikh Studies at the University of Michigan. He is a Sikhism expert.