Jennie Weiss Block, OP, is a Dominican laywoman, a practical theologian, and an author who has taught theology and lectured widely on theological topics. She is coeditor of In the Company of the Poor: Conversations with Dr. Paul Farmer and Fr. Gustavo Gutiérrez (Orbis Books, 2013) and wrote a chapter of Haiti after the Earthquake (Public Affairs, 2011). Her book Copious Hosting: A Theology of Access for People with Disabilities (Continuum, 2002) is considered a seminal text in disability theology. She has served as chief adviser to Dr. Paul Farmer since 2009 and was his chief of staff in his role as United Nations deputy special envoy under President Bill Clinton.
Gary B. Agee teaches church history for the School of Theology and Christian Ministry at Anderson University, Indiana. Agee has been a pastor in the Church of God (Anderson) since 1985. He is currently the lead pastor of the Beachwood Church of God (Camden, Ohio). Agee is the author of numerous books including Daniel Rudd: Calling a Church to Justice, and A Cry for Justice: Daniel Rudd and His Life in Black Catholicism, Journalism, and Activism, 1854-1933 (2011).
Laura Kelly Fanucci is the research associate for the Collegeville Institute Seminars. She is the author of Grief, Finding Hope in Sorrow; Mercy: God's Nature, Our Challenge; and Dashed Hopes: When Our Best-Laid Plans Fall Apart in the Alive in the Word series; Everyday Sacrament: The Messy Grace of Parenting (Liturgical Press, 2014); and the coauthor of Living Your Discipleship: 7 Ways to Express Your Deepest Calling (23rd Publications, 2015). She blogs about spirituality and parenting at www.motheringspirit.com.