Jonathan Bartley

Co-director and founder of the thinktank Ekklesia, Jonathan is also a regular writer, public speaker and commentator on television and radio. He was a contributor to BBC Radio 4's 'Thought for the Day' and is a columnist for the Church Times and the Guardian's Comment is Free. He is also currently appearing on BBC1's 'The Big Questions' and has been a regular panellist on ITV's discussion programme 'The Moral of the Story'. He has lectured and tutored in Theology and Politics at Sarum College in Salisbury. Having graduated from the London School of Economics in 1994, Jonathan worked in Parliament for a number of years, including with the then Prime Minister John Major. Between 1997 and 2001 he ran the cross-party Movement for Christian Democracy. He is the author of a number of books on religion and public life. You can follow his twitterings at: http://www.twitter.com/jon_bartley