“Protestant Globalism and Human Rights” by Gene Zubovich

Protestant Globalism and Human Rightsby Gene Zubovich Excerpt from Before the Religious Right (University of Pennsylvania Press 2022) Before the rise of the Christian Right, American ecumenical Protestants dominated the political landscape of the United States. Ecumenical Protestants, sometimes called “liberal” or “mainline” Protestants, had regular access to the corridors of power. For example, on

“Book Review: Decolonizing Human Rights by Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im” by Firas Masri

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We at Canopy Forum join the world in lamenting the recent death and celebrating the remarkable life of Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu. The following text is based on a keynote lecture that Archbishop Tutu offered to conclude the international conference on “Christianity and Democracy in Global Context,” November 11-14, 1991, convened by the Center for the Study

“Abortion, Dobbs, and Foreign Law at the U.S. Supreme Court” by M. Christian Green

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