• Lessons from the Levant

    Lessons from the Levant

    Drew Christiansen and Ra’fat Aldajani say the future defense of Middle Eastern Christians and their rich cultural heritage depends on constructive dialogue between evangelicals and Eastern Christian churches.

  • Boko Haram: Religious Paths Through the Tunnel

    Boko Haram: Religious Paths Through the Tunnel

    Katherine Marshall says military efforts alone won't stop the extremist group in Nigeria. Religious leaders can act together to model the depoliticization of religion and encourage training that helps prevent radicalization and fosters cooperation.

  • Islamist Terrorism, Genocide, and US National Security

    Islamist Terrorism, Genocide, and US National Security

    Tom Farr, testifying on Capitol Hill, said US international religious freedom policy can make a contribution toward discouraging extremism and encouraging the liberalizing voices of Islam. Five amendments to the policy are needed.

  • Integration of Muslims Beyond Socioeconomic Opportunity

    Integration of Muslims Beyond Socioeconomic Opportunity

    Jocelyne Cesari says appeal of groups like ISIS among European Muslims is not driven primarily by socioeconomic deprivation. Political efforts are needed to put an end to the ghettoization of Islam in Europe.

  • New Grant to Study Christian Persecution

    New Grant to Study Christian Persecution

    The Religious Freedom Project and Notre Dame's Center for Civil and Human Rights have been awarded a $1.1 million grant. The award will fund "Under Caesar's Sword," a project examining persecution of Christian communities around the world.

Upcoming Events

September 22, 2014

Fourth Annual President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge Gathering

The gathering offers an opportunity for students, staff, and administrators to share experiences, learn from experts, and meet administration officials who share a commitment to community service with an interfaith engagement component. The program will celebrate work that is happening on campuses across the country to provide students with opportunities to develop lifelong skills in...

September 24, 2014

Faith and Feminism: A Critical Conversation

This event will take place at the St. Regis Hotel, located at 923 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20006. What are the most pressing issues at the intersection of faith and gender, and how can women of different faiths and views derive strength and meaning from their respective religions? A conference cosponsored by the the new web magazine altFem (from the founders of altMuslimah.com and...

October 15, 2014

Religion, The Missing Dimension of Statecraft: A Twentieth Anniversary Reflection

In 1994, Religion, The Missing Dimension of Statecraft broke new ground by exploring the role of religion in political theory and development and considering the implications for both the foreign policy and religious communities. The book provided cases ranging from post-World War II Franco-German reconciliation to the end of apartheid in South Africa and the role of the Philippine Catholic...

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