Elizabeth Goldstein is associate professor of religious studies at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., and a Reform rabbi. She specializes in Hebrew Bible and Jewish studies and has written many articles on Judaism and LGBT issues, gender and purity in biblical Judaism and in modern society. She is the author of Impurity and Gender in the […]
Fuji Lozada is a professor of anthropology and environmental studies at Davidson College in Davidson, N.C., where he specializes in Chinese society. He teaches a course titled “Science, Religion and Society.”
Laurel Schneider is a professor of religious studies and religion and culture at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. She is a scholar of modern and postmodern Christian thought, trained in gender theory, sociology of religion and Native American religious traditions.
Abram Van Engen is an associate professor of english and a faculty affiliate of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis, where his interests include early American literature and culture, Puritanism, sentimentalism, and religion.
The General Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church is one of four international general program boards of the United Methodist Church. It is responsible for promoting the social agenda of the Church. GBCS has headquarters in Washington, D.C. and at the United Nations in New York, N.Y. Tricia Bruckbauer is communications associate.
Les Green is professor of the philosophy of law at Balliol College, Oxford. He is working on a book about “right speech” and argues that Buddhist ideas about avoiding divisive, abusive and false speech can help us live together well in free societies.