religious freedom

religious freedom



“Shut Up, Bigot!”: The Intolerance of Tolerance
Ben R. Crenshaw | 20 August 2015
tags: post-modernism, same-sex marriage, tolerance
We can reject beliefs without rejecting people.


The perils of political propaganda: mass hysteria over Indiana
Randall Smith | 10 April 2015
tags: propaganda, Religious Freedom Restoration Act
It's fine to disagree with a religious freedom law, but mob rule threatens everyone.


The Middle East’s vanishing Christians
Michael Cook | 22 January 2015
tags: Islam, Islamic State, Middle East Christians, persecution of Christians
But some of the region's bishops urge Christians to work with Muslims for free and tolerant society.


Iraq’s Yazidis are on the brink of genocide – who will save them?
Ali Mamouri | 11 August 2014
tags: Iraq, Islam, religious freedom, Yazidi
ISIS militants may be massacring an Iraqi sect.


Persecution of Christians contradicts idea of a Caliphate
Erica C.D. Hunter | 28 July 2014
tags: Iraq, Islam, Middle East Christians
In the glory days of the Caliphate, Muslims and Christians lived side by side.


“Mission accomplished”: Italy welcomes Meriam Ibrahim
Carolyn Moynihan | 25 July 2014
tags: Meriam Ibrahim, religious freedom, Sudan
Has Sudan really learned a lesson about religious freedom?


Terrified Christians driven out of Mosul
Abdel Hamid Zebari | 24 July 2014
tags: Iraq, Iraqi Christians, religious freedom
The Islamic State is expelling Christians from its newly-won territory.


What the Supreme Court did (and didn’t do) to religious freedom last week
Dwight G. Duncan | 08 July 2014
tags: Hobby Lobby, Obamacare, US Supreme Court
It's hardly a threat to civil liberties.


This is Iraq’s darkest hour
Louis Raphaël I Sako and Oliver Maksan | 02 July 2014
tags: Catholic Church, Christians in Middle East, Iraq
A bishop in Kurdish Iraq criticizes Western indifference to the future of Middle East Christianity.


In Europe’s schools, national values infringe religious freedom
Olivier Roy | 27 June 2014
tags: Europe, identity politics, religious liberty, secularism
A national (secular) identity is not the answer to religious fundamentalism.


Meriam is free, but countless Christian women are not
Carolyn Moynihan | 24 June 2014
tags: Islamism, religious liberty, women's issues
Do women’s rights campaigners really want to know about their plight?


Vatican accused of “torture” in latest UN attack
Austen Ivereigh | 05 May 2014
tags:
But this time it is prepared for the outlandish charges.


Barred: Christian lawyers are the new racists
Lea Singh | 02 May 2014
tags: freedom of speech, legal profession, same-sex marriage
If your university does not hold with gay marriage, don’t look for a legal career in eastern Canada.


The silent war on religious liberty
Bobby Jindal | 21 February 2014
tags: elites, Obama administration, religious liberty
The Governor of Louisiana sails into American elites trying to circumscribe religious freedom


If you like your religion, you can keep your religion
Kelly Bartlett | 28 January 2014
tags: Little Sisters of the Poor, Obamacare contraceptive mandate, religious liberty
Why does the Obama administration think that providing contraception is more important than religious freedom?


For academics, religion is a conflict of interests
Margaret Somerville | 26 November 2013
tags: religious freedom, secularism, Wikipedia
A campaign against a bioethics professor turns very nasty.


Christian persecution is part of a global crisis, says UK minister
Sayeeda Warsi | 19 November 2013
tags: Middle East Christians, religious freedom, UK
Christianity is haemorrhaging in the Middle East. The world must act, says the UK's first Muslim cabinet minister.


Waiting for the Supreme Court to rescue religious freedom
Dwight G. Duncan | 06 November 2013
tags: contraceptive mandate, Obamacare
Business owners fighting Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate heard some good news last week.


A declaration of tolerance
Mike Aquilina | 25 October 2013
tags: Christianity, Edict of Milan, religious freedom, tolerance
In 313 Christians finally won their place in the ancient world with the Edict of Milan.


Religious freedom: nice idea, but what does it mean?
Cardinal George Pell | 14 October 2013
tags: religious freedom
If we are serious about it, religious freedom obliges us to make hard decisions about what to protect and what not to protect.


Quebec’s coup d’etat against religious freedom
Sean Murphy | 04 October 2013
tags: Quebec, religious freedom
Will the government eventually use its Charter of Values to suppress freedom of conscience and religion among health care workers?


Should schools teach about religions?
Kevin Ryan | 29 September 2013
tags: philosophy, public schools system, religious education
It's an idea that looks good on paper but can in fact lead to dangerous madness.


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