Linda Mercadante, PhD. (Rev.) is Distinguished Research Professor Emerita at Methodist Theological School in Ohio. Dr. Mercadante won the Henry Luce III Fellowship in Theology for her research in Belief without Borders: Inside the Minds of the Spiritual but not Religious (Oxford University Press, 2014). Earning her Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary and ordained in the Presbyterian Church (USA), she focuses on the intersection of theology and culture. She has written five books, many articles, speaks internationally, and is the founder of Healthybeliefs.org. Linda was a Resident Scholar at the Collegeville Institute in 1991-92 and 1998-99.