“The Flag and the Cross: White Christian Nationalism and the Threat to American Democracy” by Philip Gorski and Samuel Perry

The Flag and the Cross: White Christian Nationalism and the Threat to American Democracyby Philip Gorski and Samuel Perry Excerpt from The Flag and the Cross: White Christian Nationalism and the Threat to American Democracy The chaos of the Capitol insurrection on January 6, 2021, was bewildering for many. The riot was also a riot

“Facing Apocalypse: Climate, Democracy and Other Last Chances” by Catherine Keller

Facing Apocalypse: Climate, Democracy and Other Last Chancesby Catherine Keller As the fires, floods, and droughts of climate change spiral around a planetary pandemic and intensify political precarity, the ancient symbol of apocalypse keeps finding new life. It pulses — quite apart from continuous fundamentalist deployments — across secular news sources (the “Insect Apocalypse,” “the

“Ukrainian Autocephaly: A Challenge to Russian Neo-Imperialism” by Nicholas Denysenko

President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation has cited several issues motivating his invasion of Ukraine. These include the encroachment of NATO upon Russia, Ukraine as an indivisible part of a multinational Russia, the threats posed by “decadent” European values, violations of the rights of Russophones in Ukraine, the threat of a crackdown on the

“The U.S. Role in Combating Global Islamophobia” by Engy Abdelkader

Last December, U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced the Combating International Islamophobia Act. The bill creates a new position – a Special Envoy – within the U.S. State Department. The envoy would monitor Islamophobia globally.  While the House passed companion legislation around the same time, the Senate bill

“Politics and Heresies of Spatial Publics of Sufi Shrines in Contemporary Sri Lanka” by M. Shobhana Xavier

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. “Politics and Heresies of Spatial

“A Forgotten Chapter in the History of Hindu Law? James Henry Nelson and 19th Century Madras High Court Jurisprudence” by Geetanjali Srikantan

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. “A Forgotten Chapter in the

“Untouchability, the Cultures of Death, and the Configuration of Communal Identity in Medieval Indian Buddhist Monasticisms” by Nicholas Witkowski

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. “Untouchability, the Cultures of Death,

“The Politics of Prophetic Love in South Asia” SherAli Tareen

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 Politics of Prophetic Love

“Promoting the Peaceful Resolution of Disputes in the Shia Ismaili Muslim Community – a Holistic Approach” by Shan Momin

A virtual conference sponsored by Canopy Forum of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory (CSLR) featuring scholars, experts and practitioners on the topic of religious arbitration. View the full video and browse all essays here. “Promoting the Peaceful Resolution of Disputes in the Shia Ismaili Muslim Community – a Holistic Approach”