• Martin Scorsese on Film

    Martin Scorsese on Film "Silence"

    On April 11, director Martin Scorsese sat down with Senior Fellow Paul Elie in historic Gaston Hall to discuss his film Silence.

  • Separating Islam from Political Power

    Separating Islam from Political Power

    In her most recent op-ed, Senior Fellow Jocelyne Cesari argues that to curb political violence, Islam doesn't need reform, but rather must be decoupled from political power.

  • Religious Response to Refugee Displacement

    Religious Response to Refugee Displacement

    In this article, Fr. David Hollenbach argues that the world's 67 million refugees and internally displaced individuals have not only physical and emotional demands, but also spiritual needs that can be met by faith-based aid agencies.

  • What Does Neil Gorsuch Mean for Civil Liberties?

    What Does Neil Gorsuch Mean for Civil Liberties?

    Contributors to the Berkley Forum discuss how Gorsuch's potential confirmation could impact the contours of religious freedom in the United States, especially in relation to other civil liberties.

  • What James Comey and Reinhold Neibuhr Have in Common

    What James Comey and Reinhold Neibuhr Have in Common

    Senior Fellow Paul Elie explores FBI Director James Comey's Twitter alias, "Reinhold Neibuhr," and what the two public figures may have in common.

Upcoming Events

April 27, 2017

Transforming Religion within Multiple Modernities

Faced with modernity and its significant—and often protean—demands, religions variously assume postures of conflict, competition, and collaboration as they seek to preserve vital connections to their past and position themselves for an uncertain future. A major question that has arisen out of this modern situation is how do religious traditions bring fresh approaches to classical texts and themes as adherents…

May 3, 2017

Violence, Faith, and Policing in Baltimore

In recent years, major cities in America have been torn by strife and violence over issues of crime and police treatment of minority communities. Yet little attention has been paid to the role of faith communities in responding to these crises. Our distinguished panel, featuring Archbishop William E. Lori, Police Commissioner Kevin Davis, and Senior Pastor Sheridan Todd Yeary of…

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