2021 Letters
DAY 1
Letter 1: January 20, 2021

Andrea L. Weiss

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Provost and Associate Professor of Bible
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

DAY 2
Letter 2: January 21, 2021

Simran Jeet Singh

Visiting Professor
Union Theological Seminary

DAY 3
Letter 3: January 22, 2021

Lisa Bowens

Associate Professor of New Testament
Princeton Theological Seminary

DAY 4
Letter 4: January 23, 2021

Marc Z. Brettler

Bernice and Morton Lerner Distinguished Professor of Jewish Studies
Duke University

DAY 5
Letter 5: January 24, 2021

Anantanand Rambachan

Professor of Religion, Philosophy, and Asian Studies
Saint Olaf College

DAY 6
Letter 6: January 25, 2021

Carmen Nanko-Fernández

Professor of Hispanic Theology and Ministry Director
Hispanic Theology and Ministry Program, Catholic Theological Union

DAY 7
DAY 8
Letter 8: January 27, 2021

Nadia Kizenko

Professor of History, Director of Religious Studies
State University of New York, Albany

DAY 9
Letter 9: January 28, 2021

Murali Balaji

Founder
Maruthi Education Consulting

DAY 10
Letter 10: January 29, 2021

Judith Plaskow

Professor Emerita of Religious Studies
Manhattan College

DAY 11
Letter 11: January 30, 2021

Eboo Patel

Founder and President
Interfaith Youth Core

DAY 12
Letter 12: January 31, 2021

Randy Woodley

Distinguished Professor of Faith and Culture and Director of Intercultural and Indigenous Studies
George Fox University and Portland Seminary

DAY 13
Letter 13: February 1, 2021

Mitzi J. Smith

J. Davison Philips Professor of New Testament
Columbia Theological Seminary

DAY 14
Letter 14: February 2, 2021

Miguel H. Díaz

John Courtney Murray University Chair in Public Service, U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, Retired
Loyola University Chicago

DAY 15
Letter 15: February 3, 2021

Ryan P. Bonfiglio

Assistant Professor
Candler School of Theology at Emory University

DAY 16
Letter 16: February 4, 2021

Rachel Mikva

Schaalman Professor in Jewish Studies, Senior Fellow
InterReligious Institute at Chicago Theological Seminary

DAY 17
Letter 17: February 5, 2021

Kimberly D. Russaw

Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible
Christian Theological Seminary

DAY 18
Letter 18: February 6, 2021

Emran El-Badawi

Program Director and Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies
University of Houston

DAY 19
Letter 19: February 7, 2021

Corrine Carvalho

Professor of Theology
University of St. Thomas

DAY 20
Letter 20: February 8, 2021

Eric D. Barreto

Weyerhaeuser Associate Professor of New Testament
Princeton Theological Seminary

DAY 21
Letter 21: February 9, 2021

Karina Martin Hogan

Associate Professor of Theology
Fordham University

DAY 22
Letter 22: February 10, 2021

Tamara Cohn Eskenazi

The Effie Wise Ochs Professor of Biblical Literature and History
Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion

Jacob L. Wright

Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible
Emory University – Candler School of Theology

DAY 23
Letter 23: February 11, 2021

Margaret Aymer

First Presbyterian Church, Shreveport, D. Thomason Professor of New Testament Studies
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

DAY 24
Letter 24: February 12, 2021

Amir Hussain

Chair and Professor of Theological Studies
Loyola Marymount University

DAY 25
Letter 25: February 13, 2021

Lia C. Howard

Student Advising and Wellness Director, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Paideia Program
University of Pennsylvania

DAY 26
Letter 26: February 14, 2021

Mark S. Smith

Helena Professor of Old Testament Literature and Exegesis
Princeton Theological Seminary

DAY 27
Letter 27: February 15, 2021

Tat-siong Benny Liew

Class of 1956 Professor in New Testament Studies
College of the Holy Cross

DAY 28
Letter 28: February 16, 2021

Paul W. Chilcote

Director
Centre for Global Wesleyan Theology at Wesley House at Cambridge University

DAY 29
Letter 29: February 17, 2021

Matthew L. Skinner

Professor of New Testament
Luther Seminary

DAY 30
Letter 30: February 18, 2021

Neomi De Anda

Associate Professor of Religious Studies
University of Dayton

DAY 31
Letter 31: February 19, 2021

Patrick B. Reyes

Senior Director of Learning Design
Forum for Theological Exploration

DAY 32
Letter 32: February 20, 2021

Stephen Breck Reid

Professor of Christian Scriptures
George W. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University

DAY 33
Letter 33: February 21, 2021

Greg Carey

Professor of New Testament
Lancaster Theological Seminary

DAY 34
Letter 34: February 22, 2021

Shalom E. Holtz

Professor of Bible
Yeshiva University

DAY 35
Letter 35: February 23, 2021

Kay Higuera Smith

Professor of Biblical and Religious Studies
Azusa Pacific University

DAY 36
Letter 36: February 24, 2021

Leo Guardado

Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology
Fordham University

DAY 37
Letter 37: February 25, 2021

Yehuda Kurtzer

President
Shalom Hartman Institute of North America

DAY 38
Letter 38: February 26, 2021

Joshua D. Garroway

Sol and Arlene Bronstein Professor of Judaeo-Christian Studies
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Los Angeles

DAY 39
Letter 39: February 27, 2021

Katherine A. Shaner

Assistant Professor of New Testament
Wake Forest University, School of Divinity

DAY 40
Letter 40: February 28, 2021

Jin Young Choi

Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins
Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School

DAY 41
Letter 41: March 1, 2021

Tammi J. Schneider

Danforth Chair in Religion
Claremont Graduate University

DAY 42
Letter 42: March 2, 2021

Karoline M. Lewis

Marbury E. Anderson Chair in Biblical Preaching
Luther Seminary

DAY 43
Letter 43: March 3, 2021

Jennifer L. Koosed

Professor of Religious Studies
Albright College

DAY 44
Letter 44: March 4, 2021

Shawnee Daniels-Sykes

Professor of Theology and Ethics
Mount Mary University

DAY 45
Letter 45: March 5, 2021

Jacqueline M. Hidalgo

Professor of Latina/o/x Studies and Religion
Williams College

DAY 46
Letter 46: March 6, 2021

Serene Jones

President
Union Theological Seminary

DAY 47
Letter 47: March 7, 2021

Ki Joo (KC) Choi

Professor of Theological Ethics and Chair of the Department of Religion
Seton Hall University

DAY 48
Letter 48: March 8, 2021

Jean-Pierre Ruiz

Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies
St. John’s University, New York

DAY 49
Letter 49: March 9, 2021

Matthew Kraus

Associate Professor of Judaic Studies
University of Cincinnati

DAY 50
Letter 50: March 10, 2021

Elsie R. Stern

Vice President for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor of Bible
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College

DAY 51
Letter 51: March 11, 2021

Rita D. Sherma

Director and Associate Professor of Hindu Studies
Mira and Ajay Shingal Center for Dharma Studies, Graduate Theological Union

DAY 52
Letter 52: March 12, 2021

Aaron Koller

Professor of Near Eastern Studies
Yeshiva University

DAY 53
Letter 53: March 13, 2021

Nirinjan Kaur Khalsa-Baker

Senior Instructor Theological Studies
Loyola Marymount University

DAY 54
Letter 54: March 14, 2021

William P. Brown

William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of Old Testament
Columbia Theological Seminary

DAY 55
Letter 55: March 15, 2021

Herbert Robinson Marbury

Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near East
Vanderbilt University Divinity School

DAY 56
Letter 56: March 16, 2021

Julie Faith Parker

Associate Professor of Biblical Studies
The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church

DAY 57
Letter 57: March 17, 2021

Eric Daryl Meyer

Gregory Roeben and Susan Raunig Professor of Social Justice and the Human-Animal Relationship
Carroll College

DAY 58
Letter 58: March 18, 2021

Christine Hayes

Sterling Professor of Religious Studies in Classical Judaica
Yale University

DAY 59
Letter 59: March 19, 2021

Syed Atif Rizwan

Assistant Professor of Islamic and Interreligious Studies; Director of the Catholic-Muslim Studies Program
Catholic Theological Union

DAY 60
Letter 60: March 20, 2021

Rebecca Epstein-Levi

Mellon Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Gender and Sexuality Studies
Vanderbilt University

DAY 61
Letter 61: March 21, 2021

Naomi Koltun-Fromm

Associate Professor of Religion
Haverford College

DAY 62
Letter 62: March 22, 2021

Joel B. Kemp

Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible
Emory University’s Candler School of Theology

DAY 63
Letter 63: March 23, 2021

Phillis Isabella Sheppard

E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Associate Professor of Religion, Psychology, and Culture
Vanderbilt University Divinity School and Graduate Department of Religion

DAY 64
Letter 64: March 24, 2021

Eric Haruki Swanson

Assistant Professor of Theological Studies
Loyola Marymount University

DAY 65
Letter 65: March 25, 2021

Grace Song

Won Buddhist Studies Department Chair
Won Institute of Graduate Studies

DAY 66
Letter 66: March 26, 2021

Tammy Jacobowitz

Bible Department Chair
SAR High School

DAY 67
Letter 67: March 27, 2021

Janet Gyatso

Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies and Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs
Harvard Divinity School

DAY 68
Letter 68: March 28, 2021

Cecilia González-Andrieu

Professor of Theology
Loyola Marymount University

DAY 69
Letter 69: March 29, 2021

Kenneth Ngwa

Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible
Drew University Theological School

DAY 70
Letter 70: March 30, 2021

Angela N. Parker

Assistant Professor of New Testament and Greek
Mercer University’s McAfee School of Theology

DAY 71
Letter 71: March 31, 2021

Zayn Kassam

John Knox McLean Professor of Religious Studies
Pomona College

DAY 72
Letter 72: April 1, 2021

David Fox Sandmel

Senior Advisor on Interreligious Affairs
ADL (Anti-Defamation League)

DAY 73
Letter 73: April 2, 2021

Love Sechrest

Vice President for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of New Testament
Columbia Theological Seminary

DAY 74
Letter 74: April 3, 2021

Mai-Anh Le Tran

Vice President for Academic Affairs, Academic Dean, Associate Professor of Religious Education and Practical Theology
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

DAY 75
Letter 75: April 4, 2021

Deirdre Good

Faculty, Stevenson School of Ministry
Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

DAY 76
Letter 76: April 5, 2021

Aristotle Papanikolaou

Professor of Theology, Archbishop Demetrios Chair in Orthodox Theology and Culture
Fordham University

DAY 77
Letter 77: April 6, 2021

Erica M. Ramirez

Director of Applied Research
Auburn Seminary

DAY 78
Letter 78: April 7, 2021

Nicholas A. Grier

Assistant Professor of Practical Theology, Spiritual Care, and Counseling
Claremont School of Theology

DAY 79
Letter 79: April 8, 2021

Ellen M. Ross

Howard M. and Charles F. Jenkins Professor of Quakerism and Peace Studies
Swarthmore College

DAY 80
Letter 80: April 9, 2021

Amy Easton-Flake

Associate Professor of Ancient Scripture
Brigham Young University

DAY 81
Letter 81: April 10, 2021

Efraín Agosto

Professor of New Testament Studies
New York Theological Seminary

DAY 82
Letter 82: April 11, 2021

Jaime Clark-Soles

Professor of New Testament and Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor
Perkins School of Theology, SMU

DAY 83
Letter 83: April 12, 2021

Tazim R. Kassam

Associate Professor of Religion
Syracuse University

DAY 84
Letter 84: April 13, 2021

Shreena Niketa Gandhi

Fixed Term Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
College of Arts and Letters, Michigan State University

DAY 85
Letter 85: April 14, 2021

Christopher Key Chapple

Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology
Loyola Marymount University

DAY 86
Letter 86: April 15, 2021

Brian Rainey

Lecturer in Biblical Studies
Princeton Theological Seminary

DAY 87
Letter 87: April 16, 2021

Bryan N. Massingale

James and Nancy Buckman Chair in Applied Christian Ethics
Fordham University

DAY 88
Letter 88: April 17, 2021

Anna C. Miller

Associate Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity
Xavier University

DAY 89
Letter 89: April 18, 2021

Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh

Crawford Professor and Chair of Religious Studies
Colby College

DAY 90
Letter 90: April 19, 2021

Shively T. J. Smith

Assistant Professor of New Testament
Boston University School of Theology

DAY 91
Letter 91: April 20, 2021

Andrew Rehfeld

President
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

DAY 92
Letter 92: April 21, 2021

Varun Soni

Dean of Religious and Spiritual Life
University of Southern California

DAY 93
Letter 93: April 22, 2021

Dawn M. Nothwehr

Erica and Harry John Family Endowed Chair in Catholic Theological Ethics
Catholic Theological Union-Chicago

DAY 94
Letter 94: April 23, 2021

Raj Nadella

Samuel A. Cartledge Associate Professor of New Testament
Columbia Theological Seminary

DAY 95
Letter 95: April 24, 2021

Kelly Brown Douglas

Dean, Bill and Judith Moyers Chair in Theology
Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York

DAY 96
Letter 96: April 25, 2021

Santiago Slabodsky

Robert and Florence Kaufman Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies and Associate Professor of Religion
Hofstra University

DAY 97
Letter 97: April 26, 2021

Hamza Zafer

Associate Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization
University of Washington

DAY 98
Letter 98: April 27, 2021

Homayra Ziad

Director, Program in Islamic Studies
Johns Hopkins University

DAY 99
Letter 99: April 28, 2021

Gay L. Byron

Professor of New Testament
Howard University School of Divinity

DAY 100
Letter 100: April 29, 2021

Daniel Fisher-Livne

Assistant Professor of Bible
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion