Kathryn Rountree is professor of anthropology at Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand. She has published on contemporary paganism in Malta and New Zealand, feminist spirituality, animism, pilgrimage, embodiment and the contestation of sacred sites. Her books include Embracing the Witch and the Goddess: Feminist Ritual-makers in New Zealand and Crafting Contemporary Pagan Identities in a Catholic […]
Mustafa Farouk is president of the Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand. He was a key spokesman for the country’s Muslim community after the Christchurch mosque shootings in March 2019.
Catholic leaders will gather in Rome later this month to discuss the clergy sex abuse crisis. Experts doubt they’ll approve any major policy changes.
Krysten Winter-Green is a clinical social worker who specializes in clergy sexual abuse. She has consulted for Catholic dioceses and congregations and previously served on the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.
Snowboarders and Skiers for Christ USA is a national Christian ministry that partners with local churches in the U.S. to focus on youth. The national office is in Dillon, Colo., but there are offices all around the nation, which it breaks down into four regions. The ministry has overseas branches in New Zealand, Switzerland, Japan, […]
Douglas Pratt is a Professor of Religious Studies in the department of Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Ethics at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. His areas of expertise include Christianity, Islam, Christian-Muslim relations, interreligious dialogue, and religious issues such as pluralism, fundamentalism and extremism.
Christopher D. Marshall wrote Beyond Retribution: A New Testament Vision for Justice, Crime and Punishment. An expert in biblical ethics and peace theology, he teaches religious studies at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand.
Written by Bill Cooke. Cooke provides a reference for key concepts, terms, and developments in the atheist, secularist, and humanist movements.
Written by David Norton (Cambridge University Press, 2011). Norton chronicles the history of the translation of the King James Bible.