Monthly Archives: March 2010


 

by on March 30th, 2010

The claim that health care reform “made history” highlights how fully the political debate hinges on ideas of progress.

by on March 26th, 2010

The nature of children’s education matters to jihadists. It should matter to us, too.

by on March 23rd, 2010

Last week at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., the Witherspoon Institute reported a set of scholarly findings and recommendations on the social costs of pornography.

by on March 19th, 2010

Much of our moral confusion comes from our failure to find a replacement for the Judaeo-Christian outlook that once animated the West. We need, and generally now lack, a philosophical understanding of human life.

by on March 16th, 2010

A recent series by James Matthew Wilson highlights the connection between conservatism and beauty.

by on March 16th, 2010

Robert C. Koons replies to a letter concerning his recent article, "What Will Replace Behemoth State University?"

by on March 12th, 2010

Seeing that scientism is unsustainable, we must embrace a return to philosophy. The second article in a two-part series.

by on March 9th, 2010

The problem with scientism is that it is either self-defeating or trivially true. F.A. Hayek helps us to see why. The first article in a two-part series.

by on March 5th, 2010

Is it time to consider internationalizing or privatizing our money supply?

by on March 2nd, 2010

New technological developments and pressing national needs suggest that the future of higher education may be one friendlier to the classical tradition of liberal education.

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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