Monthly Archives: February 2010


 

by on February 26th, 2010

Both Marc Thiessen and his critics have misunderstood an important moral distinction on the question of torture.

by on February 23rd, 2010

Critics of home-schooling need to be tutored about the nature of education and the family.

by on February 19th, 2010

As we attempt to revive the global financial system, it may be time to reconsider the long tradition that warned against the dangers of borrowing.

by on February 16th, 2010

The controversial Tariq Ramadan’s latest book promotes a “Western” version of Islam. Is he the “Muslim Martin Luther”?

by on February 12th, 2010

A recent First Things article on natural law misses the mark.

by on February 9th, 2010

Are we prepared to acknowledge the moral stakes in Obama’s new push against “Don’t ask, don’t tell?”

by on February 5th, 2010

A political scientist explains why the concept of “strict scrutiny” is alien to the Constitution and why it poses a threat to a constitutionally defensible judicial review.

by on February 2nd, 2010

The Supreme Court’s bad ruling in the DC handgun case may soon undergo a drastic and very damaging expansion.

In Depth: Islam and Religious Freedom

What is the status of religious freedom in Islam, and what are its prospects?


  • by Jennifer S. Bryson on June 20, 2016

    True religious freedom demands that we allow space in our society for difference, even when we don’t understand the reasons for a particular religious practice. Having to live without fully understanding others comes with the territory of genuine diversity.

  • by Thomas F. Farr on September 23, 2011

    The advancement of international religious freedom is crucial for terrorism’s defeat.

  • by Abdullah Saeed on June 29, 2011

    As the call for freedom advances in Muslim-majority countries, we have good reason to be optimistic that religious freedom will increase as well.

  • by Mustafa Akyol on July 1, 2011

    With extremism losing momentum, there is hope that the Muslim Middle East is beginning once again to embrace the liberalism of early 20th-century Islam.

  • by Michael Novak on June 27, 2011

    By the year 2020, the Islamic nations of the Mediterranean Basin will resound with positive cries for democracy, human rights, individual liberty, and the dignity of every man, woman, and child.

  • by Daniel Philpott on January 30, 2017

    What is the status of religious freedom in Islam, and what are its prospects? An answer to this question must begin with a nuanced appraisal of the political theologies that govern different Muslim nations. The first in a two-part series.

  • by Daniel Philpott on January 31, 2017

    Contrary to what one often hears in Western media, Islam needs neither a Reformation nor an Enlightenment. Islam must—and can—find resources from within its tradition to defend the full human right to religious freedom. The second in a two-part series.


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