Community Forum, Yossi Klein Halevi, Journalist and Author

Community Forum - Fall 2023

Amanda Headshot Full High resBMPC is pleased to welcome Amanda Tyler, executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, lead organizer of Christians Against Christian Nationalism and co-host of the Respecting Religion podcast. She will speak about the rise of Christian Nationalism in the United States and how it threatens democracy and Christianity. 

Ms. Tyler testified before Congress in 2022 about the ways in which Christian Nationalism covers for white supremacy. Her constitutional law analysis and advocacy for religious freedom have been featured by major news outlets, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, CBS News, ABC News, CNN and MSNBC.

A member of the Texas and U.S. Supreme Court Bar, she has experience working in Congress, in a private legal practice and serving as a law clerk for a federal judge. Tyler is a graduate of Georgetown University and The University of Texas School of Law.

The Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church Community Forum Distinguished Speaker Series began in 1997. The forums are made possible by the Anna E. and Herbert H. Middleton Sr. Fund of the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church Foundation and are offered as a service to the community at large.