“‘Sunday Service,’ the Black Church, and Prophetic Religion in the Public Sphere” by Ari Colston

Kanye West performing at Lollapalooza in 2011 / Rodrigo Ferrari / Flickr CC BY-NC 2.0 This article is part of our “Race, Religion, and Law” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. In a chain of interrelated events, hip-hop artist Kanye West (referred to here as ‘Kanye’ to avoid confusion with

“Defining the True Meaning of Racism: The Law & Religion of Colonial America (Part III)” by Audra L. Savage

“Slave Ship: Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying, Typhoon Coming On” by J.M.W. Turner 1840 / Wikimedia/ PD This article is part of our “Race, Religion, and Law” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. This is the the third installment of a three-part series that explores legal, religious, and

“An Early Good Friday, at Last: When Too Many Bells Toll in Italy” by Andrea Pin

Photo by Quiritium on Flickr (CC) An earlier version of this essay first appeared [here] on [Talk About: Law and Religion], the official blog of Brigham Young University’s International Center for Law and Religion Studies. This article is part of our “Reflecting on COVID-19” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here.

“Defining the True Meaning of Racism: The Law & Religion of Colonial America (Part II)” by Audra L. Savage

“Slave Ship: Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying, Typhoon Coming On” by J.M.W. Turner 1840 / Wikimedia / PD This article is part of our “Race, Religion, and Law” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. This is the the second installment of a three-part series that explores legal, religious,

“Defining the True Meaning of Racism: The Law & Religion of Colonial America (Part I)” by Audra L. Savage

“Slave Ship: Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying, Typhoon Coming On” by J.M.W. Turner 1840 / Wikimedia / PD This article is part of our “Race, Religion, and Law” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. This is the first installment of a three-part series that explores legal, religious, and

“Defiant Congregations in a Pandemic: Public Safety Precedes Religious Rights” by Robin Fretwell Wilson, Brian A. Smith, and Tanner J. Bean

Photo by marybettiniblank on Pixabay (CC) This article is part of our “Reflecting on COVID-19” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. Families across America are running for cover from COVID-19. And for good reason: as of today, the United States has over 15,000 confirmed cases. More than 200 Americans are

“Redemption and Justice in the Guyger Case” by Brandon Paradise

Photo by Ichigo121212 on Pixabay This article is part of our “Race, Religion, and Law” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. On September 6, 2018, a 26-year-old black accountant, Botham Jean, was murdered in his own apartment at the hands of a white, off-duty police officer, Amber Guyger. Mistaking Jean’s

“Selling Religious Cures and Other First Amendment Pitfalls in the Age of Coronavirus” by Shlomo Pill

Photo by Anna Shvets (Pixels CC) This article is part of our “Reflecting on COVID-19” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. Challenging times can bring out the very best in people, but these times also seem to prompt far less commendable actions by others. There are always those happy and

“Becoming Black and Christian in Virginia” by Ariela Gross and Alejandro de le Fuente

This article is part of our “Race, Religion, and Law” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. This article is adapted from the authors’ forthcoming book: Becoming Free, Becoming Black: Race, Freedom, and Law in Cuba, Virginia, and Louisiana (2020) from Cambridge University Press. By the time the English settled Virginia in