Lucas Mix is a scientist and an Episcopal priest. He is a researcher at the Ronin Institute at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., where he studies theoretical biology and theological biology. Among his interests is studying the definition of life. He blogs at “Science, Spirit and Scripture” and “An Ecclesiastical Peculiar.”
Alex Mikulich is an assistant professor of Catholic social thought at the Jesuit Social Research Institute at Loyola University in New Orleans. He is a Roman Catholic theologian and social ethicist who focuses on race. He is a contributing author to The Scandal of White Complicity in U.S. Hyper-incarceration: A Nonviolent Spirituality of White Resistance.
Christiana Peppard is an assistant professor of theology, science and ethics at Fordham University in New York City. Her focus is on clean water and ideas of nature and man. She is the author of Just Water: Theology, Ethics and the Global Water Crisis and teaches classes on human nature and Darwin, theology and science, American religiosity, […]
M. Shawn Copeland is a professor of theology at Boston College. She researches theological and philosophical anthropology and political theology, as well as African and African-derived religious and cultural experience and African-American intellectual history. She teaches courses on theology and the body, political theology and black theology.
Neil Ormerod is a professor of theology at Australian Catholic University in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He is director of its Centre for Catholic Thought and Practice. Anticipating Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical, he called it “a landmark in Catholic social teaching.”
Bill Patenaude is a special lecturer of theology at Providence College in Rhode Island. He is the chief author of Catholic Ecology, where he has speculated about what Pope Francis’ encyclical might contain. Contact via Chrissy Centazzo.
Brian Bantum is an associate professor of Theology at Seattle Pacific University. His research focuses on race and religion, and theology and identity. He contributed a “preaching reflection” about the death of Michael Brown to Odyssey Networks.
The Rev. Dr. Karyn Wiseman is an associate professor of Homiletics at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. She blogs, and she also contributed a “preaching reflection” about the death of Michael Brown to Odyssey Networks.
Valerie Bridgeman is a poet, dancer, and performer, and she serves as a visiting associate professor of Homiletics and Hebrew Bible at the Methodist Theological School in Ohio. She also founded the WomanPreach! ministry. She contributed a “preaching reflection” about the death of Michael Brown to Odyssey Networks.