Melinda Lundquist Denton is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Her research examines the intersection of religion and family life in the United States. Her publications include A Faith of Their Own: Stability and Change in the Religiosity of America's Adolescents with Lisa D. Pearce and Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers with Christian Smith. Richard Flory is senior director of research and evaluation at the Center for Religion and Civic Culture at the University of Southern California. He is a sociologist whose research focuses on religious and cultural change, religion and urban life, and the religious and spiritual lives of youth and young adults. He has published several books, most recently, The Rise of Network Christianity: How Independent Leaders are Changing the Religious Landscape.