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Kristopher Norris is a PhD student in the Theology, Ethics, and Culture area of the Religious Studies department at UVa. He is an ordained Baptist minister focusing his studies on political ecclesiology, including such topics as church and democracy, just war and pacifism, Christian ethics and public life, and the work of theologians like John Howard Yoder and Dietrich Bonhoeffer. A graduate fellow for the Project on Lived Theology and Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, he has also taught courses ranging from Eco-Theology to American Religious History, and is currently teaching Christian Ethics courses at Wesley Theological Seminary. His publications include "'Never Again War': Recent Shifts in the Roman Catholic Just War Tradition and the Question of Functional Pacifism" (Journal of Religious Ethics, 2014) and Pilgrim Practices: Discipleship for a Missional Church (Cascade Books, 2012). Most recently, Norris co-authored with Sam Speers Kingdom Politics (Cascade Books, 2015), the result of a research project sponsored by the Project on Lived Theology.