Republican Accountability Project, Director
American national security official who worked on national security and homeland security issues at the National Counterterrorism Center, the United States Department of Energy Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, and the DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis. She now serves as Director of the Republican Accountability Project.
Talkin' Politics & Religion Without Killin' Each Other
Corey Nathan & Jessica Stone
Your home for engaging conversations about the topics that matter most in our culture. If you love nuance; if you want to better understand different points of view; if you're tired of the screamers taking all the oxygen out of the room; if you'll enjoy edifying, provocative and fun conversations among high profile public figures and regular folks
Former Congressman, Presidential Candidate
American politician, conservative talk radio host, former social worker, and former 2020 Republican presidential candidate who served one term in the United States House of Representatives representing Illinois's 8th congressional district.
Christian activist and author who is a leading figure in the New Monasticism movement and one of the founding members of the non-profit organization, The Simple Way talks about the death penalty from the Christian perspective
Washington Post, National Correspondent
Olivier Knox is National Political Correspondent and Anchor of The Daily 202. He previously hosted a national SiriusXM show focused on politics and policy.
Professor of New Testament, Northern Seminary.
Dr. Nijay Gupta
Dr. Gupta is a leading scholar in the field of New Testament studies and a prolific author of many books and articles, including the recent important study Paul and the Language of Faith.
West Virginia University’s chief health officer
Dr. Clay Marsh
As WVU’s vice president for health sciences, he oversees five health sciences schools and three health campuses, and serves on the governing boards that determine policy and priorities for WVU Medicine and its component organizations. In addition, as executive dean, he is the leader of the WVU School of Medicine, and is charge of West Virginia's Covid response.
K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy
Prof. Pigliucci has a PhD in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Tennessee. He has done post-doctoral research in evolutionary ecology at Brown University and is currently K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at City College and Professor of Philosophy at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His research interests include the philosophy of biology, the relationship between science and philosophy, and the nature of pseudoscience.
Communications Director, C-SPAN
Howard Mortman is communications director for C-SPAN, the public service providing television coverage of the U.S. Congress. A veteran of Washington, DC, media organizations, he has observed Congress from positions at MSNBC, National Journal’s Hotline, the Broadcasting Board of Governors, and New Media Strategies. Howard Mortman's first book was just published: "When Rabbis Bless Congress: The Great American Story of Jewish Prayers on Capitol Hill."
COVID-19 Vaccine Coordinator, Virginia
Dr. Danny Avula
Director of the Richmond City and Henrico County Health Departments. He is a public health physician board certified in pediatrics and preventive medicine, and he continues to practice clinically as a pediatric hospitalist. After graduating from the University of Virginia, he attended the VCU School of Medicine, and completed residencies at VCU and Johns Hopkins University, where he also received a Master’s in Public Health. He is an Affiliate Faculty member at VCU, where he regularly serves as an advisor and preceptor to graduate and medical students.
CNN Contributor, Author
Amanda Carpenter is a CNN Contributor, an American author, political advisor, and speechwriter. She is a former senior staffer to Senators Jim DeMint and Ted Cruz.
Professor Emeritus, Candler School of Theology
Luke Timothy Johnson
Dr. Luke Timothy Johnson is Candler School of Theology’s Robert W. Woodruff Professor Emeritus, Emory’s most distinguished endowed chair.His research concerns the literary, moral and religious dimensions of the New Testament, including the Jewish and Greco-Roman contexts of early Christianity (particularly moral discourse), Luke-Acts, the Pastoral Letters, and the Letter of James.
Editorial Director, Votebeat.Org
Journalist from Texas who is the editorial director of Votebeat, a nonprofit newsroom and Chalkbeat spin-off which devotes itself to election reporting. Jessica also covered voting rights and election administration for ProPublica. She was the lead reporter for ProPublica’s Electionland project, which helps hundreds of newsrooms across the United States cover ballot access issues in real time.
Professor, UC Berkeley
Ian Haney Lopez
Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Public Law at UC Berkeley and teaches in the areas of race and constitutional law. One of the nation’s leading thinkers on how racism has evolved since the civil rights era, his current research emphasizes the connection between racial divisions in society and growing wealth inequality in the United States. In Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class (2014), Haney López detailed the fifty-year history of how politicians exploit racial pandering to fracture social solidarity and ultimately to convince many voters to support rule by the rich.
White House Reporter, Wall Street Journal
MICHAEL C. BENDER is the senior White House reporter for the Wall Street Journal whose coverage of President Trump has been recognized for its deep sourcing, balance, and valuable behind-the-scenes portraits of Trump's administration and presidential campaigns.
Journalist, Host on SiriusXM
Julie Mason is a journalist and the host of "Julie Mason Mornings" and past host of "The Press Pool" on SiriusXM radio's POTUS channel.
Creative Director, The Babylon Bee
Ethan Nicolle is the Creative Director for the Babylon Bee and is an American comic book creator, artist, and writer. He created the Slave Labor Graphics comic Chumble Spuzz which has been released as two graphic novels so far.
Professor @ Calvin University, Author
Kristin Kobes Du Mez
Professor of history at Calvin University. Her research interests include the intersection of religion, gender, and politics in American history. She is author of A New Gospel for Women: Katharine Bushnell and the Challenge of Christian Feminism (2015) and Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation (2020).
Professor, Yale University
Daniel Martinez HoSang is Associate Professor of Ethnicity, Race, and Migration at Yale University. He is author of Racial Propositions: Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar California and coauthor of Producers, Patriots, and Parasites: Race and the New Right-Wing Politics of Precarity.
Biblical Scholar, Author
Dr. Tremper Longman, III
Distinguished Scholar of Biblical Studies at Westmont College. Hear his thoughts on a wide range of subjects about faith and its role in politics
Professor, Richmond School of Law
Professor Lain is a constitutional law scholar who writes about the influence of extralegal norms on Supreme Court decisionmaking, with a particular focus on the field of capital punishment.
Senior Investigative Reporter, Law & Crime
Law&Crime's senior investigative reporter and editor Adam Klasfeld has spent more than a decade on the legal beat. Previously a reporter for Courthouse News, he has appeared as a guest on MSNBC, BBC, NPR, PBS, Sky News, and other networks.
Fmr. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy at Department of Homeland Security
Paul Rosenzweig works on legal and policy issues related to cybersecurity, homeland security, national security, and tech policy, including the intersection of privacy and security. Previously, he was deputy assistant secretary for policy at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. In an earlier life, he was a Senior Counsel on the Whitewater investigation of President Clinton.
Disinformation Expert, IREX
Senior Technical Expert
Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe & Eurasia, Civil Society, Media. Tara discusses her expertise in disinformation and how it applies in today's current climate
Historian, Author, Journalist
American historian and journalist who has garnered recognition for his chronicles of the 1960s and 1970s, and the American conservative movement talks about his new book Reaganland.
Global Lead for Media & Information Literacy, IREX
Global Lead for Media and Information Literacy Initiatives in Europe & Eurasia, Ukraine for IREX. Katya discusses her work fighting disinformation in Ukraine.
Author, Research Analyst
Author, journalist, and research analyst Ross discusses his new book Rural Rebellion: How Nebraska Became a Republican Stronghold.
Professor, University of Maryland
Richard Bell, Ph.D
Associate Professor of History at University of Maryland, College Park. They discuss slavery from its beginning in the colonies to its modern day manifestations in the U.S. and the role religion played in both its rise and demise
CEO of QuietPro Tactial
Retired US Army Military/Green Beret / CEO & Principal Instructor for Quiet Pro Tactical. Juan provides his thoughts about George Floyd, General Mattis' stark critique of the president, and Colin Kaepernick's kneeling.
Founder of New Discourses
Dr. James Lindsay
James Stephen Lindsay, known professionally as James A. Lindsay, is an American mathematician, author, and cultural critic. He is known for his involvement in the grievance studies affair with Peter Boghossian and Helen Pluckrose, with the latter of whom he co-authored the nonfiction book Cynical Theories.
Professor of Law, University of Nebraska
Earl Dunlap Distinguished Professor of Law, Nebraska College of Law. Provides his take on the role of the Supreme Court with the Election.
Political activist and host of the 'Wondering As Parents' Podcast. Candice provides her thoughts about the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Managing Director of Determinant
Founder and Managing Director of Determinant, LLC. He offers his insight into the issues of the week surrounding racial tensions in the country.
Dean of Communications, Biola University
Dr. Joy Qualls
Associate Professor and Dean of Communication Studies at Biola University. Her research focuses on religious and political rhetoric.
Professor of Philosophy, College of the Holy Cross
Lawrence Cahoone, Ph. D.
Professor of Philosophy at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. They talk through religious freedom, fascism, ANTIFA, and communism in America