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 Jonathan Merritt Biography

Jonathan Merritt is an award-winning writer on religion, culture and politics. He serves as a contributing writer for The Atlantic, a contributing editor for The Week and is author of several critically-acclaimed books, including Learning to Speak God from Scratch: Why Sacred Words are Vanishing - and How We Can Revive Them.

Jonathan has published more than 3500 articles in respected outlets such as The New York Times, USA Today, Buzzfeed, The Washington Post and Christianity Today. As a respected voice, he regularly contributes commentary to television, print, and radio news outlets and has been interviewed by ABC World News, NPR, CNN, PBS, MSNBC, Fox News and CBS’ 60 Minutes.

As a collaborator or ghostwriter, Jonathan has worked on more than 50 additional books, with several titles landing on the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestsellers lists. Additionally, he trains hundreds of young writers through his Write Brilliant course and is available for exclusive one-on-one coaching for a select number of aspiring and accomplished writers.

Jonathan holds a Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Master of Theology from Emory University’s Candler School of Theology. He is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades including the Wilbur Award for excellence in journalism, the Religion News Association’s columnist of the year and the Englewood Review of Books “Book of the Year” award.

Jonathan is a sought after speaker at colleges, conferences, and churches on topics relating to spirituality, politics, and current events. Whether he is delivering an academic lecture or inspirational sermon, Jonathan’s captivating communication style and powerful presence are well-suited for intimate gatherings of hundreds or arenas filled with thousands.

Jonathan currently resides in Brooklyn, NY where he is an aspiring dog dad and college football fan.

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Learning to Speak God from Scratch: Why Sacred Words Are Vanishing--and How We Can Revive Them

Learning to Speak God from Scratch: Why Sacred Words Are Vanishing--and How We Can Revive Them

Step Out!: Leave Your Imprint on the World

Step Out!: Leave Your Imprint on the World

Jesus Is Better than You Imagined

Jesus Is Better than You Imagined

A Faith of Our Own: Following Jesus Beyond the Culture Wars

A Faith of Our Own: Following Jesus Beyond the Culture Wars

Green Like God: Unlocking the Divine Plan for Our Planet

Green Like God: Unlocking the Divine Plan for Our Planet

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Jonathan Merritt Biography

Jonathan Merritt is an award-winning writer on religion, culture and politics. He serves as a contributing writer for The Atlantic, a contributing editor for The Week and is author of several critically-acclaimed books, including Learning to Speak God from Scratch: Why Sacred Words are Vanishing - and How We Can Revive Them.

Jonathan has published more than 3500 articles in respected outlets such as The New York Times, USA Today, Buzzfeed, The Washington Post and Christianity Today. As a respected voice, he regularly contributes commentary to television, print, and radio news outlets and has been interviewed by ABC World News, NPR, CNN, PBS, MSNBC, Fox News and CBS’ 60 Minutes.

As a collaborator or ghostwriter, Jonathan has worked on more than 50 additional books, with several titles landing on the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestsellers lists. Additionally, he trains hundreds of young writers through his Write Brilliant course and is available for exclusive one-on-one coaching for a select number of aspiring and accomplished writers.

Jonathan holds a Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Master of Theology from Emory University’s Candler School of Theology. He is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades including the Wilbur Award for excellence in journalism, the Religion News Association’s columnist of the year and the Englewood Review of Books “Book of the Year” award.

Jonathan is a sought after speaker at colleges, conferences, and churches on topics relating to spirituality, politics, and current events. Whether he is delivering an academic lecture or inspirational sermon, Jonathan’s captivating communication style and powerful presence are well-suited for intimate gatherings of hundreds or arenas filled with thousands.

Jonathan currently resides in Brooklyn, NY where he is an aspiring dog dad and college football fan.

Jonathan Merritt Videos

  • Jonathan Merritt on His New Book and Why Women Should be Pastors
    Jonathan Merritt joins us to discuss his new book, Learning to Speak God from Scratch. There was a lot of back and forth in this interview, and...
  • "The Death and Resurrection of Sacred Speech," sermon by Jonathan Merritt
    2 Corinthians 4:13 - 5:1 Author and religion blogger Jonathan Merritt preaches in both morning services on Sunday, June 10. He writes on religion,...
  • Johnathan Merritt on his book "A Faith of Our Own"

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  • How to book Jonathan Merritt?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jonathan Merritt for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Jonathan Merritt, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jonathan Merritt or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jonathan Merritt?

    Booking fees for Jonathan Merritt, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jonathan Merritt, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jonathan Merritt?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jonathan Merritt for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jonathan Merritt for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jonathan Merritt or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jonathan Merritt or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jonathan Merritt is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jonathan Merritt for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Jonathan Merritt generally travels from Atlanta, GA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Bob Goff, Dave Dravecky, Father Jonathan Morris, Ken Davis and Eric Bryant. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jonathan Merritt for an upcoming event.

Jonathan Merritt Speaker Videos

  • Jonathan Merritt on His New Book and Why Women Should be Pastors
    Jonathan Merritt joins us to discuss his new book, Learning to Speak God from Scratch. There was a lot of back and forth in this interview, and hopefully the back and forth brought clarity to the...
    "The Death and Resurrection of Sacred Speech," sermon by Jonathan Merritt
    2 Corinthians 4:13 - 5:1 Author and religion blogger Jonathan Merritt preaches in both morning services on Sunday, June 10. He writes on religion, culture and politics. He currently serves as a...
  • Johnathan Merritt on his book "A Faith of Our Own"

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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