Our Contributors

Peter A. Huff holds the T. L. James Chair in Religious Studies at Centenary College of Louisiana. He was recently the visiting Besl Family Professor of Ethics, Religion and Society at Xavier University. His books include Allen Tate and the Catholic Revival, What Are They Saying About Fundamentalisms?, Vatican II: Its Impact on You, and The Voice of Vatican II. He is currently working on studies of C. S. Lewis, Simone Weil, and Jorge Mario Bergoglio (Pope Francis).

Barry A. Kosmin is Research Professor in Public Policy & Law and Founding Director of the Institute for the Study of Secularism in Society and Culture (ISSSC) at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut. Dr. Kosmin has been a principal investigator of the American Religious Identification Survey series since its inception in 1990. He is editor of the new on-line international journal Secularism & Nonreligion and of the ISSSC’s series of collected volumes on aspects of secularism: Secularism and Secularity: Comparative International Perspective, 2007; Secularism & Science in the 21st Century, 2008 Secularism, Women & the State: The Mediterranean World in the 21st Century, 2009.