Resources on Religious Liberty

There are different ways to think about religious liberty: From outside the Christian tradition and within it. In a recent article titled "The three A’s of religious liberty," I attempted to explain how ideas that undergird religious liberty are ideas... Continue...

Yesterday, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship became the latest target in a proxy war over human sexuality. An article posted at TIME with the headline, Top Evangelical College Group to Dismiss Employees Who Support Gay Marriage, brought national attention to InterVarsity’s effort... Continue...

A few weeks ago, the Egyptian parliament finally passed a long-awaited bill to reform restrictions on the construction of churches. During the era of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, building a new church in Egypt required a permit from the president... Continue...

How would you respond if one of these scenarios happened to your child, or to a student in your youth group? A seven-year-old boy loves the encouraging Bible verses his mom puts in his lunch every day and begins sharing... Continue...

Religious liberty can be a difficult concept to wrap our heads around. Secular individuals view it as a religious idea while religious individuals view it as a political idea. In a time of great misunderstanding about one of America’s great... Continue...

As a general rule, it is a bad idea for government to regulate religious activity. Neither the church, nor the state, are well equipped to meet the other’s objectives or obligations. And for this reason, society is better served when... Continue...

According to Chairman Martin R. Castro of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, phrases such as ‘religious liberty’ and ‘religious freedom’ should now be considered “code words for discrimination, intolerance, racism, sexism, homophobia, Islamophobia, Christian supremacy or any other... Continue...

Pharmacists in Washington state must now provide abortion-causing drugs to customers even if it violates their consciences to do so. After a legal battle that went all the way to the Supreme Court, the state’s requirement that all pharmacists must... Continue...

As Americans, it’s almost impossible to imagine the idea that the government would possess and register information about our religious beliefs, much less that the government would print such information on our ID cards. Or, it seems absurd that the... Continue...