Monthly Archives: August 2010


 

by on August 30th, 2010

Americans appear to accept same-sex marriage more than they really do, perhaps because they believe it to be more widely accepted than it really is.

by on August 27th, 2010

Obama’s stem-cell policy is not only contrary to sound reason and good science, it violates the law.

by on August 24th, 2010

We shouldn’t worry about America becoming an empire—a new book explains that it has been one for a long, long time.

by on August 20th, 2010

Civility is at the foundation of democratic society, but our educational institutions have lost their manners and the grace of gentility.

by on August 17th, 2010

The so-called “week-after pill” is an abortion drug hidden under the guise of contraception.

by on August 13th, 2010

Re-examining the essential characteristics of marriage.

by on August 10th, 2010

Attempts to promote judicial restraint have failed to rein in a judiciary run amok. Is it time to consider more drastic measures?

by on August 6th, 2010

Even same-sex marriage advocates should recognize the bad logic in the ruling overturning Proposition 8.

by on August 3rd, 2010

Americans must still wrestle with what it means to take the lives of innocent civilians intentionally.

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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