“Constitution Day 2020: Human Dignity and the U.S. Presidential Election” by Randall A. Poole

Photo by Chris Hardy / Unsplash September 17 is designated as Constitution Day to commemorate the signing of the Constitution of the United States in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787. This year, it is especially pertinent that we commemorate the Constitution and reflect on its meaning and importance. When people refer to the Constitution, they

“A Hindu-American Lawyer’s Quest” by Sai Santosh Kumar Kolluru

Om Hreem Shree Gurubhyo Namah Introduction Swami Vivekananda’s famous speech at the Parliament of World Religions in 1893 introduced Hinduism to the West. As an ambassador of one of the most ancient traditions of the world, he conveyed the essence of the Vedas, the universal acceptance of all traditions: “as the different streams having their sources

“The Perils of Constitutional Theology” by Nathan B. Oman

Each year the United States Supreme Court produces a new batch of cases construing the religion clauses of the first amendment. There is something stylized about the debates these cases inevitably provoke, as partisans on either side of the various fault lines of church-state thinking adapt the well-worn arguments of separationism, accommodation, religious freedom, and

“Holy Communion in the Church of England in light of the Coronavirus Pandemic” by Christopher Grout

Photo / James Coleman / Unsplash The coronavirus pandemic has had (and continues to have) worldwide implications. Quite apart from the tragic loss of life and the damage to economies, individuals have faced significant restrictions in their personal lives, which includes, but of course is not limited to, limitations on the extent to which they

“Two Tracks for Twelve Steps: Rehabilitation and Religious Liberty in Criminal Sentencing” by Matthew P. Cavedon

Two Tracks for Twelve Steps: Rehabilitation and Religious Liberty in Criminal Sentencing Matthew P. Cavedon Right before Christmas 2019, a Canadian man won a settlement after his bosses made him attend Alcoholics Anonymous. Why? The man is an atheist, while the world-famous recovery program’s twelve steps require participants to turn their will and lives “over

“Self-Defense and Human Rights: David Little Responds Part 3”

As we continue the important conversation begun in early June with the publication of David Little’s The Right of Self-Defense and the Organic Unity of Human Rights, Dr. Little here responds to comments and reflections on his theory previously offered by Christian Rice and David Yoon-Jung Kim. Responding to Christian Rice’s The Moral Logic of Self-Defense