“‘The Yemeni Breeze Longs for the Perfume of Arabia’: Remote Knowledge Exchanges in Eighteenth-Century South Asia” by Daniel Morgan

A virtual conference sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory (CSLR) featuring scholars, experts and practitioners who will examine the many religious traditions of South Asia and their diverse publics. Participation by invitation only. View selected videos and browse all essays here. “The Yemeni Breeze Longs for

“Caste Control: Towards a Frank Reckoning of Who Represents Hinduism in History” by Audrey Truschke

A virtual conference sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory (CSLR) featuring scholars, experts and practitioners who will examine the many religious traditions of South Asia and their diverse publics. Participation by invitation only. View selected videos and browse all essays here. “Caste Control: Towards a Frank

“The Business of War: Theological and Ethical Reflections on the Military-Industrial Complex” by James W. McCarty, Matthew A. Tapie, and Justin Bronson Barringer

The Business of War: Theological and Ethical Reflections on the Military-Industrial Complex by James W. McCarty, Matthew A. Tapie, and Justin Bronson Barringer The Business of War is the inspiration for and first volume in The Business of Modern Life Series. This series explores the ways that neoliberal global capitalism has infiltrated and come to

“Teaching The Virtues of Climate Responsibility” by Henry Kuo

The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) concluded with an agreement that would constitute the Glasgow Climate Pact. Throughout the Conference, high-profile figures such as Sir David Attenborough were enlisted to persuade delegates to respond boldly to climatological crises confronting the world. Leaders of various religions met before the actual conference and many issued important

“Why the History of English Law Has Been Neglected” by Russell Sandberg

Legal historians have regularly regretted what they perceive to be the side-lining of their subject. Writing almost a decade ago, Daniel Siemens noted that “one gets the impression that legal history is slowly and inevitably dying — or that it has been in a coma for the last 30 years, at least” (“Towards a New Cultural History

“Revealing the Dagger: Holocaust Education for Medical and Law Students” by Jessica Rosh

December 9th marks the 75th anniversary of the start of the Doctors’ Trial at Nuremberg, which sought justice against twenty-three physicians and administrators for their crimes against humanity during the Holocaust. In his opening statement for the prosecution, Brigadier General Telford Taylor described “murders, tortures, and other atrocities committed in the name of medical science”

“Law and the Christian Tradition in Modern Russia” Foreword by John Witte, Jr.

Law and the Christian Tradition in Modern Russiaedited by Paul Valliere and Randall A. Poole 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 1,000 legal figures of the past two millennia. Commissioned by the Center for the

“Moral Reflections on 21st Century Tax Policy Trends” by Susan Pace Hamill

Moral Reflections on 21st Century Tax Policy Trends Susan Pace Hamill Tax policy, an important ethical issue that every voting citizen and public office holder must address, boils down to defining the amount of tax revenues needed and deciding how the burden for paying taxes should be allocated among taxpayers enjoying different levels of income

“Framing Tax Enforcement Against the Poor Through Catholic Social Teaching” by W. Edward Afield

Framing Tax Enforcement Against the Poor Through Catholic Social Teaching W. Edward Afield What makes for just tax policy? As Professor Hamill observes in her Canopy Forum piece on the estate tax, tax policy “is ultimately a justice-based ethical issue” that naturally connects to the values underlying a citizen’s perception of justice. Law and religion