About God & Governing

The God & Governing project emerged during the 2015 session of the Texas Legislature, as it became evident that discussions of God and faith were underscoring a greater share of political discourse — and disagreement — than in the recent past. The Tribune invited lawmakers to discuss how faith influenced their public policy decisions.

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Project Contributors


  • Ryan Booth
  • Charlie Pearce
  • Gabriel Cristóver Pérez


God & Governing features the songs “Biology Slides” by Bleak House, “Cylinder Five” by Chris Zabriskie and “Led by the Dress Colored in Red” by Augustus Bro & Gallery Six.