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SB 786: Workplace Religious Freedom Act

Speaker Dave Hunt delivers a floor speech on the Oregon Workplace Religious Freedom Act.

 
 

Shabbat in Commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King

Sixth & I Historic Synagogue and Turner Memorial A.M.E. Church present the fifth annual Shabbat in commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, celebrating their legacy of social justice and equality.

 
 

Bronwyn Winter: Uncovering the French Headscarf Debate

The hijab is arguably the most discussed and controversial item of women's clothing today. It has become the primary global symbol of female Muslim identity for Muslims and non-Muslims alike, and is the focus of much debate in the confrontation between Islam and the West. Nowhere has this debate been more acute or complex than in France. In Hijab and […]

 
 

Rodney Baker: Demonisation and Witch Hunts in Religion and Politics

Rodney Barker discusses the origins, character and life of political and religious witch hunts, as well as the relation between what people say, what they believe and what they do. Professor Rodney Barkers' research interests lie in the areas of political thinking in modern Britain and the legitimation of governments, subjects and rebels. He also looks at the creation and […]

 
 

Jerusalem: The Pope in Search of Christians (LinkTV)

(Mosaic Intelligence Report: May 15, 2009) Pope Benedict XVI prays for peace in the Holy Land but his trip is mired with controversy. Why are Muslims and Jews upset with the Holy See? And what does the future hold for Palestinian Christians living in Jerusalem? Additional discussion at the Huffington Post.

 
 

Religion, Politics, and the 2008 Election

The Wolfson Center for National Affairs at The New School presents a conversation with Wilfred McClay, senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center at the University of Tennessee and co-author of Religion Returns to the Public Square, and Jacques Berlinerblau, with the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and author ofThe Secular Bible: Why Nonbelievers Must Take Religion […]

 
 

Mormonism & American Politics: Noah Feldman

Keynote address by Noah Feldman at the Mormonism & American Politics conference entitled Persecution and the Art of Secrecy: An Interpretation of the Mormon Encounter with American Politics.

 
 

Reza Aslan: The Future of Religious Nationalism

At a time when religion and politics are increasingly sharing the same vocabulary and functioning in the same sphere, Aslan writes that we must strip this ideological conflict of its religious connotations and address the actual grievances that fuel the Jihadist movement.

 
 

North Korea Freedom Week – CBN.com

North Korea has long been recognized as one of the world's worst abusers of religious freedom. This week in Washington, D.C., North Korean defectors and human rights activists came together to bring attention to the situation… From The Christian Broadcasting Network CBN

 
 

Richard Land and Jim Wallis: Faith and Politics

Moderated by Krista Tippett, host of American Public Media's Speaking of Faith, this panel of conservative evangelical Dr. Richard Land and liberal evangelical Jim Wallis separates faith from any one party and defines a broad faith-oriented agenda – University of Minnesota