Canopy Forum‘s new series will break down the walls that separate tax policy from religious and theological input in the public conception. To that end, we will publish religious perspectives on taxes and pieces on tax law jurisprudence that focus on the religious and theological roots of, and ideas latent in, tax policy. At the same time, this series will offer practical insights on the ways tax law impacts professional clergy and the administration of religious organizations.
Allen Calhoun‘s career has followed parallel tracks, one in the law and legal publishing field and the other in academics and higher education. He has, among other degrees, a PhD in theological ethics and an LLM in taxation and is currently putting both to use as a Senior Legal Writer for Thomson Reuters and a McDonald Distinguished Fellow at Emory University’s Center for the Study of Law and Religion.
- “Render Unto Caesar: Law, Religion, and Tax” by Allen CalhounRender Unto Caesar: Law, Religion, and Tax No area of law is more central to the interplay of religion and law than taxation. In his…