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.
The Carter Center in Atlanta is involved in human rights worldwide. Read the center’s May 14, 2004, publication “Human Rights Defenders on the Frontlines of Freedom: Protecting Human Rights in the Context of the War on Terror.”
Mark Ellingsen is an associate professor at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta. He is the author of the article “Joseph Ratzinger: How Conservative is Benedict XVI?” in the October 2005 issue of Theology Today.
Read “Court upholds Georgia ban on guns in church,” a July 24, 2012, story by Religion News Service.
Pamela Blume Leonard is executive director of the Council for Restorative Justice. The CRJ is a foundation-funded program housed in the School of Social Work at Georgia State University in Atlanta.
Dale McGowan is the former executive director of the Foundation Beyond Belief, a charitable and educational organization created “to focus, encourage and demonstrate the generosity and compassion of atheists and humanists.” He’s also a full-time writer and a former college professor. McGowan is the editor of Parenting Beyond Belief: On Raising Ethical, Caring Kids Without Religion and co-author […]
Stephen K. Batalden is a history professor at Arizona State University in Tempe. He is the editor of Seeking God: The Recovery of Religious Identity in Orthodox Russia, Ukraine and Georgia.
Ralph Reed’s defeat in the Republican primary for Georgia lieutenant governor is seen as the first sign of voter backlash against political corruption.
The Inter-Religious Council at Emory University in Georgia organized the university’s first campus-wide interfaith service project, helping families affected by Hurricane Katrina.