Martha Bradley is an associate professor in the
College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Utah and director
of the university's Honors Program. She is the author of Kidnapped from that
Land: The Government Raids on the Polygamists of Short Creek.
Benjamin Dorman conducts research on Japanese
new religious movements and the media at the Nanzan Institute for Religion &
Culture in Nagoya and is associate editor of the Japanese Journal of
Parviz Mottahedeh, the Gurney Professor of History at Harvard
University, is the author of a book about the Shi‘ites of Iran, The
Mantle of the Prophet, and an introduction to Shi'ite legal reasoning,
just published as part of his translation and analysis of Muhammad Baqir's
Lessons in Islamic Jurisprudence.
Michele Rosenthal teaches in the department of communication at the
University of Haifa. Her current research focuses on popular religion and
the media in the Israeli context.
D. Stern is assistant executive director of the American Jewish Congress
and co-director of its Commission on Law and Social Action. He is one of the
nation’s foremost experts on the law of church and state.