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Berkley Forum

Berkley Forum

The Berkley Forum is an online platform for public scholarship and informed commentary at the intersection of religion and world affairs. Each series of essays brings together a diversity of experts to engage in rigorous debate on a religious or ethical issue of global significance.

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Faith in Action

Faith in Action tracks the faith-inspired activities of people and institutions across the globe and across religious traditions, with a focus on development and humanitarian issues. Earlier posts were originally published by the Huffington Post or on the Washington Post's Georgetown/On Faith site.

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Hoya Paxa

Hoya Paxa—inspired by Georgetown's campus cheer "Hoya Saxa!" to emphasize pax, Latin for "peace"—highlights innovative efforts to further interreligious understanding and engagement at and beyond campus, as well as reflections on peacebuilding in diverse communities.

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The Junior Year Abroad Network (JYAN) connects Georgetown students studying abroad as they share reflections on religion, culture, politics, and society in their host countries, commenting on topics ranging from religious freedom to secularization, democracy, and economics.

Archived Blogs

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Faith and Foreign Policy

Author: Thomas Farr

Professor Thomas F. Farr authored the "Faith and Foreign Policy" blog on the Washington Post's Georgetown/On Faith site. His contributions to other blogs, such as "The Public Discourse: Ethics, Law, and the Common Good," an online publication of the Witherspoon Institute, can also be found here.

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Faith Complex

Author: Jacques Berlinerblau

Faith Complex was a show about the collision of religion, politics, and art. A joint production of Georgetown University's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and Program for Jewish Civilization, Faith Complex was hosted by Professor Jacques Berlinerblau.

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Just Law and Religion

Author: Michael Kessler

In Just Law and Religion, part of the Washington Post's Georgetown/On Faith site, Michael Kessler focused on how fundamental rights and moral values both shape and are shaped by contemporary legal and political institutions. The blog considered issues across an array of political institutions, law, and culture in order to comprehend the ethical stakes of our common life. 

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Author: Patrick Deneen

In Unorthodoxy, part of the Washington Post's Georgetown/On Faith site, Patrick Deneen examined issues at the intersection of American thought, democratic theory, religion, and politics.

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