Resources on Religious Liberty

Last week, the State Department held their second annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, which turned out to be the largest human rights gathering in the history of the State Department. Nearly 200 foreign delegations and over a thousand of... Continue...

Chelsea Patterson Sobolik from our policy team in D.C., recently interviewed Hudson Institute’s Nina Shea on the current human rights situation in China. They discussed the persecution of Christians and other religious minorities, the widespread use of technology, and how the... Continue...

North Korea is the most dangerous place on earth to be a Christian. Open Doors, which studies and reports on Christian persecution worldwide, has listed North Korea at the top of its World Watch List—an index of persecution against Christians—for... Continue...

Robert Louis Wilken, emeritus professor at the University of Virginia, is one of this generation’s greatest historians of early Christianity. In Liberty in the Things of God: The Christian Origins of Religious Freedom, he delivers a readable, compelling history of... Continue...

Free, downloadable bulletin insert for use by your church on Citizenship and Religious Liberty Sunday.  Continue...

On Thursday, June 20, the Supreme Court decided the fate of the Bladensburg Peace Cross, a memorial to the fallen of World War 1 in Maryland. The memorial stands thanks to a 7-2 decision by the justices yet the opinion... Continue...

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 20, 2019—Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, commends the U.S. Supreme Court’s 7-2 ruling that a 40-foot memorial cross located on public property in Bladensburg, Md., does not... Continue...

In recent days, three victims of religious intolerance have appeared in the news cycle. Two of them have been there before, but a third now enters the mix. Barronelle Stutzman The first is Barronelle Stutzman, the owner of Arlene’s Flowers... Continue...

Religious Liberty is a core principle in the Baptist Faith and Message (Article 17) and of the ERLC’s mission. As such, we continue to advocate for religious liberty and to protect the conscience rights of all, both at home and... Continue...

A book on natural law and religious liberty that I am reading for an academic colloquium I am participating in is bringing to the forefront of my mind the uniqueness of the American founding and the moral principles that birthed... Continue...