Contributors/Religion in the News Staff
Walsh, Managing Editor
Machacek, Contributing Editor
McCarthy McMorris, Editorial Associate
Jo Lynn Alcorn,
Designer Stephen Alcorn,
Contributors to this Issue
R. Marie Griffith is John A.
Bartlett Professor of New England Church History at the Harvard Divinity
School. Her books include God's Daughters: Evangelical Women and the
Power of Submission (1997) and Born Again Bodies: Flesh and Spirit in
American Christianity (2004).
Ronald C. Kiener
is professor of religion at Trinity College, and directs its Jewish Studies
Program. He blogs at
is Ellsworth Morton Tracy Lecturer and professor of religion at
Trinity College. An Episcopal priest, he is author of
The Episcopal Church
in Crisis: How Sex, the Bible, and Authority Are Dividing the Faithful.
Andrew M. Manis is associate professor
of history at Macon State College in Georgia and author of Fire You Can’t
Put Out: the Civil Rights Life of Birmingham’s Reverend Fred
Shuttlesworth (1999) and Southern Civil Religions in Conflict: Civil
Rights and the Culture Wars (2004).
Rahimi is assistant professor of Iranian and Islamic studies at the
University of California at San Diego. He has held a Jean Monnet Fellowship
at the European University Institute and was a senior fellow at the United
States Institute of Peace in Washington.
is internationally known for her genealogical research, writing, and
presentations on the Syrian Jewish community. She is a freelance journalist
who was born and lives in the Brooklyn Syrian Jewish community.