Lee Jefferson is an assistant professor of religion at Centre College in Danville, Ky. He is the co-editor of The Art of Empire: Christian Art in its Imperial Context (2015), which examines the relationship between early Christian art to Christian rituals.
Michael Peppard is an assistant professor at Fordham University in New York City.
Greg Carey is a professor of New Testament at Lancaster Seminary. He is a contributor to media outlets such as the Huffington Post, and his areas of interest include early Christian practices and the Bible and sexual ethics. He contributed a “preaching reflection” about the death of Michael Brown to Odyssey Networks.