Jonas Yunus Khizrau Atlas is a Belgian punkademic who writes and lectures about the intersection of religion, politics, and mysticism. Though rooted within the Christian tradition, Jonas immersed himself into various other traditions, from Hinduism to Islam.
After his studies in philosophy, anthropology, and theology at different universities, he became active in various forms of local and international peace work, often with a focus on cultural and religious diversity. Jonas currently teaches classes on ethics and spirituality at the KDG University of Applied Sciences and Arts. He is also an independent researcher at the Radboud University, as a member of the Race, Religion and Secularism network.
Jonas Atlas is in fact a pseudonym for Jonas Slaats. He mainly uses this pseudonym to differentiate between his writings in English and Dutch. This website (which is maintained by Yunus Publishing) provides an overview of his texts, essays and books. His Dutch writings can be found at www.jonasslaats.net.