Zeynep Tufekci

Zeynep Tufekci is a sociology professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She wrote “Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest.”

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Kate Bowler

Kate Bowler is an associate professor of the history of American Christianity at Duke Divinity School. Her latest book, The Preacher’s Wife: The Precarious Power of Evangelical Women Celebrities, explores how evangelical women build successful ministry careers despite being barred from the pulpit.

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Scott Hildreth

Scott Hildreth is an assistant professor of global studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he also directs the Center for Great Commission Studies.

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Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

The Rev. Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is an author, preacher and religious activist. He is the co-founder of Rutba House, an intentional community in Durham, North Carolina, aimed at breaking down divides between the homeless community and other residents. He helps lead the Red Letter Christian Movement, which speaks out regularly against President Donald Trump, and the […]

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John Thornton

John Thornton is co-pastor of Jubilee Baptist Church in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He identifies as a democratic socialist and has written about socialism, children and suffering for a variety of publications.

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Heron Michelle

Heron Michelle is a witch and priestess who leads a training program on modern witchcraft in Greenville, North Carolina. She has written about the millennial generation’s relationship with witchcraft.

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Sharon Risher

The Rev. Sharon Risher is a spokesperson for Everytown Survivor Network and Moms Demand Gun Sense in America. Her mother, Ethel Lee Lance, died in the Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting in Charleston in June 2015. Use the contact form on Risher’s website to arrange an interview.

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Melissa Florer-Bixler

Melissa Florer-Bixler is pastor of Raleigh Mennonite Church. She writes and speaks on a number of justice issues, including gun violence. Arrange an interview through the contact form on her website.

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Warren Kinghorn

Warren Kinghorn studies the role faith communities play in responding to mental illness. He is an associate research professor of pastoral and moral theology at Duke Divinity School and an associate professor of psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center.

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