Contributor Profile

Jonathan Merritt

Jonathan Merritt is an award-winning writer on religion, culture and politics. Named one of 30 Young Influencers reshaping Christian leadership, Merritt is a contributing writer for The Atlantic and has published more than 3,000 articles in outlets ranging from USA Today, Buzzfeed and The Daily Beast, to The Washington Post and Christianity Today.   Jonathan’s newest book is Learning to Speak God from Scratch: Why Sacred Words Are Vanishing–and How We Can Revive Them.

Merritt will present a lecture for the Capps Lecture Series in Christian Theology in 2018. To browse all the lectures given as part of the Capps Lecture series, click here.