The Equality Act and Religious Freedom

In this episode, Darrell Bock, Shirley V. Hoogstra and David S. Dockery discuss the Equality Act, focusing on its impact on religious freedom.

About the Contributors

Darrell L. Bock

Dr. Bock has earned recognition as a Humboldt Scholar (Tübingen University in Germany), is the author of over 40 books, including well-regarded commentaries on Luke and Acts and studies of the historical Jesus, and work in cultural engagement as host of the seminary’s Table Podcasts. He was president of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) for 2000–2001, writes for the Christianity Today’s Places and Space series, and serves on the boards of Wheaton College, Chosen People Ministries, the Institute for Global Engagement, and Christians in Public Service (CIPS). His articles appear in leading publications. He is often an expert for the media on NT issues. Dr. Bock has been a New York Times best-selling author in nonfiction and is elder emeritus at Trinity Fellowship Church in Dallas. When traveling overseas, he will tune into the current game involving his favorite teams from Houston—live—even in the wee hours of the morning. Married for over 40 years to Sally, he is a proud father of two daughters and a son and is also a grandfather.

David Dockery

David S. Dockery

David S. Dockery is the founding president of the International Alliance for Christian Education, past president of the Evangelical Theological Society, a former chair of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities and is now the Theologian-in-Residence at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Shirley Hoogstra

Shirley V. Hoogstra

Shirley V. Hoogstra is the president of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), a leading voice for Christian higher education in Washington, D.C.  She spent more than a decade practicing law as a partner at a firm that specialized in litigation in New Haven, Connecticut.