The Rt. Rev. Mark Beckwith

Mark Beckwith is the retired Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark (NJ), a position he held for twelve years. He currently serves as liaison for Bishops United Against Gun Violence, a network of bishops he co-founded in 2012. He is a leader of Braver Angels, a national movement to depolarize America, working particularly with faith communities.  He is the author of Seeing the Unseen:  Beyond Prejudices, Paradigms and Party Lines (Morehouse Publishing, 2022). He blogs weekly on mark, which includes his recently posted podcasts – Reconciliation Roundtable, featuring leaders who describe their spiritual and political journeys. He lives in Jaffery, New Hampshire, and has two children and two grandchildren.