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 will explore global challenges of homelessness, housing policy and housing vulnerability. Read more on how to submit your proposal and essay.

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“The Right of Self-Defense and the Organic Unity of Human Rights – Part III” by David Little

Landscape Photo of Mountains Under Gray Sky,eberhard grossgasteiger, Pexels (CC0) This article is part of our “Self-Defense and Human Rights” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. This is the third installment of a four-part essay in which Dr. David Little develops a unified theory of human rights based

“The Right of Self-Defense and the Organic Unity of Human Rights – Part II” by David Little

Landscape Photo of Mountains Under Gray Sky, eberhard grossgasteiger, Pexels (CC0) This article is part of our “Self-Defense and Human Rights” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. This is the second installment of a four-part essay in which Dr. David Little develops a unified theory of human rights

“The Right of Self-Defense and the Organic Unity of Human Rights – Part I” by David Little

Landscape Photo of Mountains Under Gray Sky,eberhard grossgasteiger, Pexels (CC0) This article is part of our “Self-Defense and Human Rights” series.If you’d like to check out other articles in this series, click here. This is the first installment of a four-part essay in which Dr. David Little develops a unified theory of human rights based

“I Swear to God: Oaths, Accommodations, and the Binding of Conscience” by Matthew P. Cavedon

“I Swear to God: Oaths, Accommodations, and the Binding of Conscience” Matthew P. Cavedon Watch any courtroom drama and you know something serious is about to happen when a witness takes an oath. In the typical Hollywood version, it goes like this: “Do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but

“REVIEW: Law and the Christian Tradition in Italy by Condorelli and Domingo”

Law and the Christian Tradition in Italy edited by Orazio Condorelli and Rafael Domingo Review by John Witte Jr. This volume is part of a 50-volume series on “Great Christian Jurists in World History,” presenting the interaction of law and Christianity through the biographies of 1000 legal figures of the past two millennia. Commissioned by

““God, Sometimes You Don’t Come Through”: The Presentation of Religious Trauma Syndrome Through Rock Music – Part III” by Maggie Parker

“Audience enjoying a concert” by Yvette de Wit / Wikimedia / CC0 1.0 This is the third installment of a three-part essay that explores the way in which rock musicians are using their music as a way of working through religious trauma. Through the exploration of the connection of Religious Trauma Syndrome to PTSD, the idea

““God, Sometimes You Don’t Come Through”: The Presentation of Religious Trauma Syndrome Through Rock Music – Part II” by Maggie Parker

“Audience enjoying a concert” by Yvette de Wit / Wikimedia CC0 This is the second installment of a three-part essay that explores the way in which rock musicians are using their music as a way of working through religious trauma. Through the exploration of the connection of Religious Trauma Syndrome to PTSD, the idea is that

“‘God, Sometimes You Don’t Come Through’: The Presentation of Religious Trauma Syndrome Through Rock Music – Part I” by Maggie Parker

“Audience enjoying a concert” by Yvette de Wit / Wikimedia CC0 This is the first installment of a three-part essay that explores the way in which rock musicians are using their music as a way of working through religious trauma. Through the exploration of the connection of Religious Trauma Syndrome to Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the

“Mass Gatherings – COVID-19 Quarantines, Religious Rights, and Criminal Law” by Matthew P. Cavedon

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. “Mass Gatherings – COVID-19 Quarantines, Religious Rights, and Criminal Law” Matthew P. Cavedon COVID-19 has become the sort of generational event that September 11, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the Great Depression were

“COVID-19 Addendum: Experiments in Decarceration and the Courage to Rethink Commitments” by Mauricio Najarro

Photo by Donald Tong on Pexels 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. In recent weeks, scholars, organizers, and healthcare providers have reflected on the impact of COVID-19 on all of our lives. Social scientists and practitioners have put together online collaborations