Terrence Johnson is an Associate Professor of Religion and Government at Georgetown University. He holds a joint appointment in the Department of Government. Johnson is also a faculty fellow at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs and a member of the Center for Jewish Civilization’s executive committee. Johnson’s research interests include ethics, moral philosophy, African American political thought, political theory and the role of religion in public life. He is the author of Tragic Soul-Life: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Moral Crisis Facing American Democracy (Oxford 2012) and serves as co-editor of the Duke University Press Series Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People. Johnson is completing a manuscript tentatively titled We Testify with Our Lives: Black Power and the Ethical Turn in Politics, which explores the decline of Afro-Christianity in the post-civil rights era and the increasing efforts among African American leftists to imagine ethics and human rights activism as necessary extensions of, and possibly challenges to, political liberalism, pragmatism and liberal public philosophies rooted in individualism, neutrality and exceptionalism.