“Anglican Debates: Democracy, Ecclesiology, or Both?” by Elisabeth Rain Kincaid

Liverpool Anglican Cathedral in Liverpool, UK by Michael D. Beckwith (CC0 1.0 Deed). Over the last two decades, the world-wide Anglican Communion, one of the largest denominational gatherings of Christians in the world, often appears in secular news related to the intensity of its internal conflicts.  These debates often center around questions which have roiled

“Leave Your Conscience at the Court: Religious Tax Protest Before and After RFRA” by Samuel D. Brunson

Juniata River in Pennsylvania, United States by Chris Liu-Beers on Unsplash. This article is part of our “The Religious Freedom Restoration Act at Thirty” series. If you’d like to explore other articles in this series, click here. The Society of Friends — popularly known as the Quakers — emerged in England in the wake of the Thirty

“RFRA and the New Thoreaus” by Mark L. Movsesian

Image: “Abbey, Church, Interiors” from Pixabay (License). This article is part of our “The Religious Freedom Restoration Act at Thirty” series. If you’d like to explore other articles in this series, click here. It hardly seems imaginable today, but the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which restored strict scrutiny and made it easier for citizens to receive religious

“LGBTQ+ Rights v. Religious Claims: Navigating the Tensions between RFRA and Title VII” by Adelaide Madera

Picture titled “Church, Religion, Freedom” from Pixabay (License). This article is part of our “The Religious Freedom Restoration Act at Thirty” series. If you’d like to explore other articles in this series, click here. I n a democratic multi-religious society, regulating religious freedom is a tricky issue. However, examining the issue from the perspective of a European

“AI and Jewish Law: Seeing How ChatGPT 4.0 Looks at a Novel Issue – Part III” by Michael J. Broyde

“Artificial Intelligence” from Pixabay (License) This essay is the third installment of a three-part series by the author on Jewish law and AI. This third and final installment is a compilation of general resources on law and AI at the time of this writing in June 2023. Read the first and second installments in this

“AI and Jewish Law: Seeing How ChatGPT 4.0 Looks at a Novel Issue – Part II” by Michael J. Broyde

“Artificial Intelligence” from Pixabay (License) This essay is the second installment of a three-part series by the author on this topic. Read the first and third installments in this series. I suspect that this field of AI reasoning is a mix between the ability of the engine to process and the available data it has

“AI and Jewish Law: Seeing How ChatGPT 4.0 Looks at a Novel Issue – Part I” by Michael J. Broyde

“Artificial Intelligence” from Pixabay (License) This essay is the first installment of a three-part series by the author on this topic. Read the second and third installments in this series. In a forthcoming article, “May a Kohen in a Same Sex Relationship Duchen,” I analyze whether a man in a same-sex relationship may engage in

“POWR Talk: What does Islam say about democracy?” by Courtney Freer

Picture of The Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, Syria by James Gordon (CC BY 2.0) This article is part of our “Reassessing Democracy: Contemporary Perspectives” series. If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. Since the 9.11 attacks and subsequent Global War on Terror, one of the major fields of study related to

“Three Contemporary Catholic Approaches to Democracy” by Matthew P. Cavedon

Image: Church Altar Pews (Pixabay) This article is part of our “Reassessing Democracy: Contemporary Perspectives” series. If you’d like to explore other articles in this series, click here. T here is no single Catholic political philosophy. Some intellectuals, like twentieth-century philosopher Heinrich Rommen, have even suggested that “Catholic political philosophy” is a contradiction in terms, given the

“Reassessing Democracy: Contemporary Christian and Islamic Perspectives” by Whittney Barth

Picture of the Chicago Skyline from Grant Park in by James Conkis (CC BY-SA 4.0). This essay is an introduction to our thematic series, “Reassessing Democracy: Contemporary Christian and Islamic Perspectives.” How do religious communities approach democracy? What religious beliefs, practices, and histories inform those views? And what does democracy look like when viewed through