Fellows

Senior Fellows

David Mahan
Executive Director, Rivendell Institute
Senior Fellow, Rivendell Center for Theology and the Arts
Research Interests: Religion and Literature; Theological Poetics; Christianity and Contemporary Culture

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Rick Schneider
Senior Fellow, Center for Religion and Civil Society
Research Interests: Sociology of Religion; Civil Society Theory; Comparative Civil Religion

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C. Donald Smedley
Vice President, Rivendell Institute
Senior Fellow, Center for Muslim – Christian Understanding & Religious Freedom
Research Interests: Politics and Religion; Religious Freedom; Role of Religion in the Public Square; Islam and Christianity; Natural Law Theory; Privileged Status of Scientific Knowledge

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Associate Fellow

Jon Hinkson
Associate Fellow
Research interests: Church History

Visiting Fellows

Michèle Sigg
Visiting Fellow

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Tanya Walker
Visiting Fellow, Rivendell Center for Theology and the Arts

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Adjunct Fellows

Jim Ehrman
Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs
Asst. Professor of Leadership and Culture
Evangelical Seminary

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Greg Ganssle
Professor of Philosophy
Talbot Dept. of Philosophy
Biola University

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Junius Johnson
Asst. Professor of Historical Theology
Great Texts Program
Baylor University Honors College

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