Michael Curry

Michael Curry is the Presiding Bishop and Chief Pastor of the Episcopal Church. He discusses social justice and policy.

Presiding Bishop Curry graduated with high honors from Hobart College in Geneva, NY, and received a Master of Divinity degree from Yale University Divinity School. Throughout his ministry, he has been active in issues of social justice, reconciliation, speaking out on immigration policy and marriage equality.

Presiding Bishop Curry maintains national preaching and teaching ministries, having been featured on “The Protestant Hour” and as a frequent speaker at churches, cathedrals and conferences around the country and internationally. He delivered a widely praised sermon at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Brené Brown, Ph.D.

Author and research professor Dr. Brené Brown discusses her research on topics such as leadership, courage, vulnerability and shame.

Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Endowed Chair. She has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame and empathy. She is the author of several books including her 2018 publication, “Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.” Her TEDx Houston talk on the power of vulnerability has garnered more than 36 million views. Brené and her husband, Steve, live in Houston and have two children.

Ana Marie Cox

Political columnist Ana Marie Cox talks about her interview process, faith and podcast, “With Friends Like These.”

Ana Marie Cox is a political columnist and culture critic. She conducts the “Talk” interviews featured in The New York Times Magazine. She also hosts “With Friends Like These,” a podcast from Crooked Media. Previously, she was the senior political correspondent for MTV News. Since starting the political blog Wonkette in 2004, she has worked at outlets including Time magazine, GQ, Air America and The Guardian.

 

Katharine Hayhoe

Scientist Katharine Hayhoe talks about the intersection of science and faith, climate change and what we as citizens can do to help.

Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who studies climate change. In 2014, Time Magazine recognized her as one of the top 100 Most Influential People in the world. Dr. Hayhoe is currently a professor and directs the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. She also hosted the PBS Digital Studios web series “Global Weirding.”

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