Tags: Cultural Criticism

Jonathan Merritt

Journalism, Theology

Jonathan Merritt is one of America’s most prolific writers focused on religion, culture, and politics. He serves as a contributing writer for The Atlantic, a contributing editor for The Week, and is author of several critically acclaimed books including Learning to Speak God from Scratch: Why Sacred Words are Vanishing and How We Can Revive Them

Merritt has published more than 3,500 articles in respected outlets including The New York TimesUSA TodayBuzzfeedThe Washington Post, and Christianity Today. He has been interviewed by ABC World News, NPR, CNN, PBS, MSNBC, Fox News, and CBS’ 60 Minutes

Festival Years: 2018, 2020, 2021