Monthly Archives: December 2010


 

by , and on December 30th, 2010

A response to FamilyScholars Blogger Barry Deutsch.

by , and on December 29th, 2010

A response to Northwestern Law Professor Andrew Koppelman.

by on December 22nd, 2010

Though Christmas is a religious holiday, secularists should appreciate its great contribution to Western Civilization: the lesson that all men are equal in their fundamental human dignity.

by on December 21st, 2010

Moral principles should be derived from experience about what makes people happy, not from logic.

by on December 20th, 2010

Kant was right: we need principles to guide our judgments.

by , and on December 17th, 2010

A response to NYU Law Professor Kenji Yoshino.

by on December 15th, 2010

A book on the polyamorous community by a “participant observer” provides a window into a weird, confused, and growing world.

by on December 13th, 2010

It is at our own peril that we ignore the nexus between moral convictions, the institutions in which they are realized, and our economic culture.

by on December 10th, 2010

The problem with reductionist accounts of life.

by on December 8th, 2010

One man’s biography becomes the story of jurisprudence when constitutional interpretation is governed by personality and politics.

by on December 6th, 2010

Though recent progress in induced pluripotent stem-cell research may reduce reliance on embryonic stem cells, it is no moral panacea.

by on December 3rd, 2010

What's unnatural about the Kantian take on natural law.

by on December 2nd, 2010

Responding to a review of his most recent book, Hadley Arkes asks some questions about the nature of natural law.

by on December 1st, 2010

Laws regulating immigration are analogous to those requiring the payment of taxes or the licensing of physicians. Granting amnesty to illegal immigrants is not in itself unjust, but it may be imprudent.

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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