Harold G. Koenig is the co-Director of Duke University’s Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health. He studies the effects of religion and spirituality on health and authored “Ways of Protecting Religious Older Adults from the Consequences of COVID-19.”
Brandon Garrett is a law professor at Duke University. He co-wrote The Death Penalty: Concepts and Insights and is the author of End of its Rope: How Killing the Death Penalty Can Revive Criminal Justice.
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.”
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.
Scott Hildreth is an assistant professor of global studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he also directs the Center for Great Commission Studies.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.