Interactions Podcast

Interactions Podcast

The Interactions podcast, a podcast about the interactions between law and religion, is produced by the CSLR and distributed by Canopy Forum. Listen wherever you get your podcasts for article reads, roundtable discussions, and expert analysis.

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New Course on Restorative Justice

New Course on Restorative Justice

In this series of lectures, James W. McCarty delves into restorative justice as a dynamic global social movement seeking to transform harm. This course navigates the depths of encounter, dialogue, and storytelling as powerful tools of rehumanization.

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The Roles of Law, Religion and Housing

The Roles of Law, Religion and Housing

This virtual conference and essay series explores global challengs of homelessness, housing policy and housing vulenerability. Read new essays by a diverse set of thinkers here.

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“The Housing Plight of Refugees” by Yolanda van der Vyver

“Refugee Mother and Child” by dimitrisvetsikas1969 from Pixabay. This essay is part of a virtual conference series “The Roles of Law, Religion and Housing Through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)” sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. This series features scholars, experts, and

“Incomplete Communities? Desegregating the City through the Reform of Land Use and Affordable Housing Policies” by Alexander Ehlers

Suburbs of Primrose and Makause in Johannesburg. Maps Data: Google Earth (c) 2015. This essay is part of a virtual conference series “The Roles of Law, Religion and Housing Through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)” sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. This

“Participatory Design Produces a Vibrant Dynamic Urban Environment” by Carin Smuts

“Townscape” by The Digital Artist from Pixabay. This essay is part of a virtual conference series “The Roles of Law, Religion and Housing Through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)” sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. This series features scholars, experts, and practitioners

“Climate migrants in the year 2100: An explorative study on climate migration through the lens of climate niches” by Heelen du Toit

Photo by Marcin Jozwiak on Unsplash. This essay is part of a virtual conference series “The Roles of Law, Religion and Housing Through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)” sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. This series features scholars, experts, and practitioners who

“Homelessness, Housing and Spatial Justice in the Inner City” by Marianne de Klerk

“Abstract Archidaily Architecture” by Ludo Photos from Pixabay. This essay is part of a virtual conference series “The Roles of Law, Religion and Housing Through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)” sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. This series features scholars, experts, and

“Aiton Court” by Brendan Hart and Yasmin Mayat

Photo of Johannesburg, South Africa by Simon Hurry on Unsplash. This essay is part of a virtual conference series “The Roles of Law, Religion and Housing Through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)” sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. This series features scholars,

Housing Rights, Citizen Rights, And Human Dignity: The Case Of Voting While Unhoused By M. Christian Green

Photo of Johannesburg, South Africa by Evan Bench on Wikimedia (CC-BY-2.0). This essay is part of a virtual conference series “The Roles of Law, Religion and Housing Through the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)” sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. This series features

Affirmative Action, Religious Liberty, and The Freedom to Discriminate by Rachel F. Moran

Photo by Andrew Tan on Pixabay (CCO). Debates over affirmative action in higher education have raged for years. Supporters of the programs argue that they promote inclusion, while opponents believe that they are nothing more than reverse discrimination.  A recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court has banned the use of racial preferences in admissions

“Human Rights Claims and the Orthodox in America” by A. G. Roeber

Human Rights Claims and the Orthodox in AmericaA. G. Roeber The following is an adapted excerpt from A.G. Roeber’s new book, “Orthodox Christians and the Rights Revolution in America.” With permission from Fordham University Press, 2024. As a reader who has come this far now will recognize, answering Witte’s and Alexander’s query about how the

“Playing with Fire (Again): Authoritarian Tendencies in Max Weber’s Thought” by David Little

Street sign of Max Weber Square. Cholo Alemen on Wikimedia (CC-BY-SA-3.0) Editorial Note: Page numbers in the text refer to the prior publication linked in the text. In an earlier article in this publication on Robert A. Yelle’s book, Sovereignty and the Sacred, I claimed that Yelle fails to take seriously the distressing theoretical and