Jonas Yunus Atlas is a scholar of religion who writes and lectures on 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 a pen name of Jonas Slaats. He uses this pseudonym to separate his publications in English and Dutch. His Dutch books, articles, videos and podcasts can be found at www.jonasslaats.net.