UPCOMING EVENTSMay 7, 2014
Religion and Security in World Affairs Workshop
April 23, 2014
Continuity and Change in the Modern Papacy
April 25, 2014
Towards a Constructive Ethical Pragmatism
April 28, 2014
Religion and Social Entrepreneurship: What's Faith Got to Do With It?
April 27, 2014
Sin, Forgiveness, and Reconciliation: Christian and Muslim Perspectives
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ASSOCIATE SCHOLARSJean Bethke Elshtain
Jean Bethke Elshtain was the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics at the University of Chicago from 1996 until her...
Mona Siddiqui is professor of Islamic and inter-religious studies and assistant principal for religion and society at the University of Edinburgh....
Daniel Philpott, a Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for Peace Studies, specializes in the...
David Novak holds the J. Richard and Dorothy Shiff Chair of Jewish Studies as Professor of the Study of Religion and Professor of Philosophy at the...
William Inboden is associate professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and executive director of the Clements Center for History, Strategy, and...
Monica Duffy Toft
Monica Duffy Toft is professor of government and public policy at Oxford University's Blavatnik School of Government. She previously was associate...
Roger Trigg, of St Cross College, Oxford, is senior research fellow in the Ian Ramsey Centre, University of Oxford, and a member of Oxford's...
Robert Woodberry is an Associate Professor of Political Science and the Director of the Project on Religion and Economic Change (PREC) at the...
John M. Owen
John M. Owen is the Ambassador Henry J. and Mrs. Marion R. Taylor Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia. He is the author of Liberal...
Ilan Alon is the George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Chair of International Business and director of the China Center at Rollins College, as well as a...
Ani Sarkissian is an assistant professor of political science at Michigan State University, where she is a core faculty member of the Muslim...
Tony Gill is a professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Washington, adjunct professor of sociology at the UW, and a...
Timur Kuran is professor of economics and political science, and Gorter Family Professor in Islamic Studies at Duke University. Kuran’s research...
CENTER NEWSSeptember 8, 2013
Roger Trigg Chairs a Panel on Agnosticism at the British Philosophers of Religion Conference
August 23, 2013
Australian Christian Lobby Interviews Roger Trigg on UK Human Rights Cases
July 9, 2013
Roger Trigg Highlights Religious Restrictions in Europe
June 19, 2013
Freedom, Toleration, and the Naturalness of Religion
May 20, 2013
Roger Trigg Explores the Links between Philosophy of Religion and Religious Marginalization
May 20, 2013
Roger Trigg's Address to the Iona Institute Conference on "What We Owe Christianity"
May 2, 2013
Article by Roger Trigg Claims Religious Freedom is Not Just Special Pleading
February 15, 2013
Roger Trigg Argues Christians' Rights Are More Likely to be Challenged in Europe than Other Faiths
January 23, 2013
Roger Trigg Writes on Europe's Recent Religious Freedom Cases
November 18, 2012
Roger Trigg Featured on the UK's Channel 4 Program, "4Thought"
September 10, 2012
Think Tank Interviews Roger Trigg on New Book
February 23, 2012
RFP Scholar Roger Trigg Interviewed by BBC World Service
February 2, 2012
RFP Hosts Book Event for Equality, Freedom, and Religion
February 1, 2012
RFP Scholar Roger Trigg Argues Religion is Taking a Back Seat to Rights in the Modern Courts
September 21, 2011
RFP Scholar Roger Trigg Writes "Freedom of Religion"
Associate Scholar, Religious Freedom ProjectRoger Trigg, of St Cross College, Oxford, is senior research fellow in the Ian Ramsey Centre, University of Oxford, and a member of Oxford's faculties of philosophy and of theology and religion. From 2007 to 2011, he served as principal investigator (with Justin Barrett) in a major research project on the cognitive science of religion, based in Oxford. He is professor emeritus of philosophy at the University of Warwick. Trigg has been president of the British Society for Philosophy of Religion (1993-1996) and chaired the National Committee for Philosophy (1997-2003) and its successor organization, the British Philosophical Association (2003-2004). He was also president of the European Society for Philosophy of Religion from 2008 to 2010. In addition, he holds membership in the Council of the European Society for Science and Religion and International Society for Science and Religion. His recent publications include Morality Matters (2004), Religion in Public Life: Must Faith be Privatized? (2007), and Equality, Freedom and Religion (2011); he is also the author of a 2010 report “Free to Believe? Religious Freedom in a Liberal Society,” published by Theos. His most recent book on Religious Diversity: Philosophical and Political Dimensions is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.
ESSAYSJune 28, 2013
Threats to Religious Freedom in Europe
January 23, 2013
Canary in the Coal Mine: Mounting Religious Restrictions in Europe
December 17, 2012
Christianity and Freedom
September 9, 2011
Roger Trigg: On Religious Freedom and Religious Extremism
June 3, 2011
Roger Trigg on Religious Freedom in Egypt