Hate, Heresy, and False Conclusions

Raising the right questions is as important as providing the right answers. As a writer on faith, culture, and politics, Jonathan Merritt discusses reframing issues and personal faith journeys in order to better embrace one's neighbors and the deep mystery of God.

Guest: Jonathan Merritt

Interview on Faith, Vocation, and Hope
Princeton Theological Seminary, 2017





Jonathan Merritt is an award-winning writer on religion, culture, and politics. He currently serves as a contributing writer for The Atlantic and senior columnist for Religion News Service. Jonathan has published more than 2,000 articles in respected outlets such as USA Today, National Journal, The Week, The Washington Post and Christianity Today. As a respected voice, he regularly contributes commentary to television, print, and radio news outlets and has been interviewed by ABC World News, NPR, CNN, PBS, MSNBC, Fox News, CBS’ “60 Minutes” and The New York Times. Jonathan is author of three critically-acclaimed books, including Jesus is Better Than You Imagined and A Faith of Our Own: Following Jesus Beyond the Culture Wars. He holds a Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Master of Theology from Emory University’s Candler School of Theology.