Malkhaz Songulashvili is the metropolitan bishop of Tbilisi, Georgia. Songulashvili is the leader of the Evangelical Baptist Church of Georgia and a professor of comparative theology and religious ethics. As leader of the Peace Cathedral in Tbilisi, he has been outspoken on Russian aggression in post-Communist states.
Josef Zissels is executive co-president of the Association of Jewish Organizations and Communities of Ukraine (Vaad of Ukraine).
Meylakh Sheykhet is director of the Union of Councils for Jews in the Former Soviet Union, in Lviv, Ukraine.
Taras Dzyubanskyy is director of the Institute of Religion and Society at the Ukrainian Catholic University.
Viktoriya Sereda is a research fellow at Friedrich Schiller University in Germany; senior researcher at the National Academy of Science, Ukraine; and professor of sociology at Ukrainian Catholic University. Her research focuses on urban sociology, memory studies, nationalism, migration and identity studies, and she has led or participated in more than 30 sociological research projects […]
Jan Figel is the European Commission’s special envoy for the promotion of freedom of religion or belief outside the European Union. Arrange an interview through his assistant, Anna Garekova.
Anatoli Brouchkov leads the geocryology department at Moscow State University in Russia. He recently earned international attention for injecting himself with bacteria that was 3.5 million years old in the hopes of slowing the aging process.
The Rev. Michael Heller is a Catholic priest, philosopher and cosmologist at the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow, Poland. He has written numerous books and articles — mostly in Polish — about the nature of the universe, its origins and something he calls a “theology of science.” He received the 2008 Templeton […]
Sacred Murals is the icon-painting studio of artists Philip Davydov and Olga Shalamova in St. Petersburg, Russia.