Jonathan Merritt


Jonathan Merritt is a contributing writer for The Atlantic and author of the forthcoming book, “Learning to Speak God from Scratch: Why Sacred Words are Vanishing – And How We Can Revive Them.

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How White Privilege Is Destroying One of America’s Oldest Bible Colleges

“You remember Rodney King, don’t you?” These words were spoken to Ernest Grey in 2002…

The Antidote to Feeling Spiritually Empty

I’ll never forget the day the emptiness came. Our church services had just concluded, and…

What the Most Negative Election in U.S. History Says About Us

In the wee hours of Wednesday morning, we learned that President Barack Obama would remain…

America, the Arrogant?

Jonathan Merritt calls for Americans to celebrate July 4th this year with a little more humility.

Why I’m a Christian Independent

In part five of our series on Christian engagement in politics, Jonathan Merritt explains why he resists partisanship.