Jonathan Merritt

Faith and Culture Writer

Jonathan Merritt is a faith and culture writer who has published over 350 articles in respected national outlets such as USA Today, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, and He is author of A Faith of Our Own: Following Jesus Beyond the Culture Wars (2012) and Green Like God (2010), which Publisher's Weekly called "mandatory reading for churchgoers." As a respected religious commentator, he has been interviewed by ABC World News, CNN, NPR, PBS, Fox News, TIME, and The New York Times.

Jonathan is a sought after speaker by colleges, seminaries, churches and conferences on religious and cultural issues. He holds a Mdiv from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and a ThM from Emory University. Jonathan resides outside of Atlanta, GA and blogs at

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