Andrew Singleton is a sociologist of religion at Deakin University in Australia. He studies spirituality, new religious movements and young people’s relationship with faith.
Galen Watts is a Ph.D. candidate in cultural studies at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. He is studying contemporary spirituality and has focused his research on Canadian millennials.
Duane Bidwell is a professor of practical theology, spiritual care and counseling at Claremont School of Theology in Claremont, California. He is the author of When One Religion Isn’t Enough: The Lives of Spiritually Fluid People.
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Marion Bowman is a senior lecturer in religious studies at The Open University in England. She studies people on the edges of and outside organized religion, with a particular interest in nontraditional pilgrimage.
Anne Williamson is the founder and director of WAYfinding, which leads discussion groups on spiritual topics and organizes service projects.
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Hugh Byrne directs the Center for Mindful Living, a meditation community in Washington, D.C. He is also a teacher for Insight Timer, a meditation app for smartphones.
David Gelles is the author of Mindful Work, which is about meditation in the business world. He is also a business reporter for The New York Times and mindfulness practitioner.