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Joey Spann

The Rev. Joey Spann is the minister of Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, Tenn. He was shot twice during a Sept. 24, 2017, attack on his church.

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Micah Redding

Micah Redding is the founder and executive director of the Christian Transhumanist Association and host of the Christian Transhumanist Podcast. He has published numerous essays and articles on the relationship between religion and transhumanism.

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Scott Hawley

Scott Hawley is an associate professor of physics at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. He spoke on Christian responses to artificial intelligence at the Christian Transhumanist Association’s 2018 conference.

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Jonathan Judaken

Jonathan Judaken is a professor of history at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn. He is an expert on different forms of racism, especially anti-Jewish and anti-black racism.

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David Weintraub

David Weintraub is a professor of astronomy at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., and the author of Religions and Extraterrestrial Life: How Will We Deal With It?.

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David French

David French is an attorney, a decorated veteran and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute. He has served as senior counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice and the Alliance Defending Freedom. He is a regular contributor to National Review, where he wrote several columns supporting a Supreme Court decision for […]

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Kira Schlesinger

Kira Schlesinger is a priest at Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Lebanon, Tenn., and author of Pro-Choice and Christian: Reconciling Faith, Politics and Justice. She wrote about sexual harassment in the church after the Harvey Weinstein accusations were published.

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Joerg Reiger

Joerg Reiger is a professor of Wesleyan studies and theology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. as well as an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church. His areas of study include social justice, liberation theory, the relationship between theology and public life, and the misuse of power in religion, politics and economics.

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Graham Reside

Graham Reside is the executive director of the Cal Turner Program for Moral Leadership of the Professions at Vanderbilt Divinity School in Nashville, Tenn. He researches ethical leadership, religion and globalization and race, religion and poverty. He is also an expert on prison reform.

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